Climate Risk Country Profile: Philippines
The Philippines is considered to be among the world’s most disaster-prone countries. Commonly occurring hazards include floods, droughts, typhoons, landslides and mudslides, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Recent decades have witnessed an increase in damaging extreme events, such as heavy rainfall and tropical cyclone activity, and this trend is expected to continue under a changing climate.
This document aims to summarize the climate risks faced by the Philippines. This includes rapid onset and long-term changes in key climate parameters, as well as impacts of these changes on communities, livelihoods and economies, many of which are already underway. It also looks at adaptation priorities in the Philippines.
Climate Related Natural Hazards
Climate Change Impacts
Policies and Programs
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