Overall Green alert Drought for Luzon (Philippines)-2018
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5:24 am

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and cooler than usual....

10 worst climate disasters in 2018 caused $116b in damage

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 05:14:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

Ten of the worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 - from floods in Japan to hurricanes in the United States - caused at least US$85 billion (S$116 billion) in damage, according to a study released by the charity Christian Aid. The events left hundreds of people dead and displaced millions in a....

Climate disasters' cost £40bn, says Christian Aid

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 20:15:00 +0100express (en)

The storms, floods and droughts including killer hurricanes also cost thousands of lives, says a report by Christian Aid. Earlier this month the Met Office said this year's heatwave was made 30 times more likely by climate change, which most scientists agree is caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.

La sequía en la Argentina, entre los 10 fenómenos climáticos más destructivos del año

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 06:42:00 +0100lanacion-AR (es)

Los huracanes Florence y Michael, que devastaron la costa este de Estados Unidos. Los incendios forestales de California. La ola de calor en Europa. Las inundaciones en India, Japón y China. El tifón Mangkhut en Filipinas. La sequía en Australia, en Sudáfrica. y en la Argentina.

Philippines: Belgium supports FAO’s early actions to protect the livelihoods of rice farmers in Mindanao against potential El Niño

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:06:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

is frequently affected by natural disasters . The social and economic cost of natural disasters in the country is increasing due to population growth, change in land-use patterns, migration, unplanned urbanization, environmental degradation and global climate change.

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