Tag Archive: philippines

Aug 20 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/20/12): Shaking the Levees, Flooding Around the World

This week: Testing the levees of the Sacramento Delta, cleaning up after the Manila floods, flooding around the world, a new approach to coping with drought, and using iPads to view construction blueprints. Shaking the Levees of the Sacramento Delta (NBC) “It feels a little bit like we’re on a waterbed,” said Scott Brandenberg, a …

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Aug 13 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/13/12): Cleaning up Manila

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This week: Recovery and cleaning up after the Manila floods, the continuing effects of the drought, and the first step in value pricing – listening. Residents clean up muck-ridden Manila after floods (WTOP) Philippine disaster officials were shifting Friday from rescue work to a massive clean-up of the capital following nonstop rains that left tons …

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Dec 19 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/19/11): Flash Flooding kills over 600 in the Philippines

This week: Tropical storm flash floods in the Philippines, flooding continues in New Zealand and Canada, and the lawsuits continue over Hurricane Katrina.   Death toll in Mindanao Floods now 632 (Philippine Star) Illegal logging activities in Mindanao forestlands have taken its toll during the recent flooding in the area that left more than 500 …

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