Extreme weather events, household and maternal characteristics, and children's nutrition in the Philippines : policy and program implications
Evidence suggests that extreme weather events (EWEs) are occurring more frequently and will continue to increase in frequency and intensity with global environmental change, compromising food security and leading to malnutrition. The Philippines is particularly vulnerable because seasonal occurrence of tropical cyclones and flooding are part of the country's way of life, and food insecurity and malnutrition remains endemic. In 2009 an EWE, Tropical Storm (TS) Ketsana and Typhoon (TY) Parma,...[Show more]
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