Living through Typhoon Ulysses; waiting for The Big One

Persis Flores experienced mass flooding in the Philippines in 2020. Where does traditional aid fall short, and how do you live with extreme weather?

The Philippines is located along the Pacific typhoon belt, so you could say it’s unsurprising that 20 typhoons hit the country annually. In fact, in 2020 we got hit by 23 typhoons. And since October, the country has been hit by eight different storms including the most disastrous one which destroyed thousands of homes last November, Typhoon Ulysses.

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