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The unheeded present and the impossible future: temporalities of relocation after Typhoon Haiyan

Compton, Caroline


Recovery plans were developed for both the Philippines and Tacloban City in particular. They framed Haiyan as a climate change emergency, and sought to respond to future risks to the city and country. This focus on future recovery came at the expense of attention to the transitional needs of those worst affected by the Typhoon. International humanitarian organizations were co-opted into the government’s refusal of transitional assistance to Tacloban City shoreline residents. This was because...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14672715.2017.1407662


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