Post-typhoon Morakot

Post-typhoon Morakot: How disaster-resilient recovery enables sustainable livelihoods for indigenous communities in Taiwan

by Torbors Chyuan - September 2018

Taiwan is one of the most vulnerable countries of natural disasters in the world. Typhoons and earthquakes are very common in people’s life, therefore we reckon Taiwan is very experienced in post disaster relief. Furthermore, due to its mountainous geography, Taiwan has a population of indigenous people who reside in remote mountain areas, where the disasters are most severe. This year’s topic is resilience, therefore we think we have experience to share. Read report
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Recovery from the aftermath of Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)

Recovery from the aftermath of Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)

by Lyndon L. Ladera - 2018

Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) hit Northeastern Mindanao, Philippines in December 4, 2012, leaving behind not only devastated provinces, municipalities and barangay communities, but local faith communities as well. With such devastation on the local faith communities, this study was started to investigate and compare how people from the local faith communities cope, process loss, and deal with conflict after a natural calamity such as Typhoon Pablo. Read report
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