Climate Change and Natural Disasters: Responding to the Philippines’ Haiyan Tragedy
Quaderni - Working Paper DSE N° 940
13 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Date Written: April 29, 2014
The powerful typhoon Haiyan that swept across the Philippines is one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, cut a path of destruction through several central islands, causing scores of people dead. The disaster's full impact is still revealing as the entire country has been caught in a state of shock and desperation. The devastation is really horrific with human tragedy. Responding to the disaster of such magnitude calls for both national and international hands to come forward for the affected people.
Keywords: Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Typhoon, Government Policy, Philippines
JEL Classification: Q54, Q56, Q58, Q59
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