This paper assesses post-disaster shelter recovery policy frameworks in the Philippines by building a responsive system to support resilient and equitable recovery. Every year, shelter in the Philippines is being lost to climate-related events.
The conclusion is that flooding cannot be prevented when there are such large-scale and extreme precipitation events. But with more resilient spatial planning and better preparation, the Netherlands can stop the disruption turning into a disaster.
Wastewater testing provides a relatively economic method whereby countries in Latin America and the Caribbean can improve their detection, diagnosis, control, and monitoring systems for viruses that cause diseases like COVID-19 and its variants.