Drought economics

Drought economics

BY MARLEN V. RONQUILLO

Wednesday, 03 March 2010

Ours is a country that goes through terrible cycles of extreme climatic shifts. Ondoy and Pepeng one month, the parching of the land a few months later. Yet, we have not learned anything. The ABCs of crisis mitigation, which are SOPs for a country like ours that failed to win in the geographical sweepstakes, should have been put in place a generation earlier. But they are missing…

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