8 December 2012

So just how bad was the debris flow at Barangay Andap during typhoon Bopha / Pablo ?

Posted by Dave Petley

.This bad – the village was in the middle of the valley (image from MindaNews):



It is hard to imagine what this would have looked like in reality.  The answer is something like this:


This is the very cost of the failure of effective disaster risk reduction, and the continuing unwillingness to address climate change.