As well as investing billions in reinforcing cities against climate disasters, we should support those feeling its impact right now
It was my birthday recently, and it was sad to “celebrate” with another climate disaster here in the Philippines.
Heavy flooding destroyed the work of farmers in Kapatagan Valley, the rice-growing area of Lanao del Norte province on the island of Mindanao. I know the area well – it is where I started my aid work in the early 1990s.
Nanette Antequisa is director of the NGO Ecoweb, based in the Philippines