Assessment Of The Effectiveness Of The Warning System Of The Government In Reducing Damages Caused By Typhoons And Floods

Ellaquim A. Adug

Typhoons and floods are natural phenomena that have become part of the way of life of the people not only in the Philippines but also in many other countries of the world. The disastrous effects of these phenomena on the lives and livelihoods of the people and on properties have caused increasing concerns of many developing countries. Its great impact on the economy and people has led specialized agencies of the United Nations to conduct studies in order to provide guidelines for the prevention and mitigation of such natural disaster.