Residents wash their belongings next to their destroyed house in the Philippines’ Bohol province on December 21, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai caused widespread devastation. Photo: AFP
Residents wash their belongings next to their destroyed house in the Philippines’ Bohol province on December 21, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai caused widespread devastation. Photo: AFP
Alberto Bocanegra
Opinion

Opinion

Alberto Bocanegra

As the Philippines faces a rise in deadly super typhoons, Southeast Asia is bearing the burden of climate change

  • Typhoon Rai barrelled across the Philippines’ southeast region over Christmas, causing millions to lose their homes and livelihoods
  • With destructive storms on the rise, the country is paying for the actions of large carbon producers like the US and China, and needs support in preparing for future disasters

Residents wash their belongings next to their destroyed house in the Philippines’ Bohol province on December 21, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai caused widespread devastation. Photo: AFP
Residents wash their belongings next to their destroyed house in the Philippines’ Bohol province on December 21, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai caused widespread devastation. Photo: AFP
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