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Commentary and research on current events and public policy by economists from the University of the Philippines
Posts tagged "natural disaster"

Household Coping and Recovery from Nature’s Wrath: Rising from the Ruins of Yolanda

Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), one of the strongest storms ever recorded, hurled massive destruction across the central part of the Philippines in Nov 2013. The question foremost in everybody’s mind is whether the Yolanda-affected families have already recovered.

Risk Management and Coping Strategies: Climate Change and Agriculture in the Philippines

We provide an initial framework regarding priorities for government programs to reduce the natural-disaster vulnerability of farm households in the Philippines.