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PH one of 10 most vulnerable countries to climate change

Nov 16, 2016 - 1:01 PM

The Philippines has been included because of both a single catastrophic event and the constant climate impacts that hit the country

Delegates walk outside the COP22 Climate Change Conference in Marrakech on November 14, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

Asia most exposed to disasters, Africa most vulnerable – study

Mar 24, 2016 - 7:41 AM

Among mega cities Manila – facing a triple threat from cyclones superstorms and earthquakes – tops the list of urban areas with the highest number of people exposed

ASIA MOST EXPOSED. Heavy traffic is seen along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue with a backdrop of Manila's financial district skyline in Makati City, the Philippines, April 15, 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig /EPA

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Nov 17, 2015 - 7:10 PM

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PH drops in 2016 list of countries vulnerable to climate change

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:07 PM

The country s improved ranking is attributed to boosted disaster preparedness better access to clean water and less dependence on agriculture

STORM-PRONE COUNTRY. Weather forecasters monitor Typhoon Lando at the The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler