The drought, the dimwits and the dead

The drought, the dimwits and the dead

BY MARLEN V. RONQUILLO

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Droughts lay siege on already wasted and marginal human lives with impunity. Beyond the parched land is a picture more compelling, the toll on humans. I can just imagine what the lumads and the other tribal groups that live off root crops and bananas year-round in their mountain settlements would eat to survive the drought.

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