Environment

Asia's floods: Once a blessing, now a curse?

by Gwyneth Cheng

Over here, when it rains, it pours. For generations, our region has thrived under abundant rainfall. So why are our communities struggling with them now?

Yes, it’s climate change
Unpredictable monsoons
Flash floods
A region struggling to stay afloat
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To reduce flood impacts, understand inequality
No time left to waste
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Gwyneth Cheng / Writer

Gwyneth is immensely curious about the way the Earth works. An Environmental Biology graduate, she is particularly interested in environmental issues and the many ways in which human beings are intertwined with the natural world.

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