Category: El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs)

The Ostrich Paradox ($.99!!)

Why We Underprepare for Disasters Robert Meyer and Howard Kunreuther “The Ostrich Paradox boldly addresses a key question of our time: Why are we humans so poor at dealing with disastrous risks, and what can we humans do about it? It is a must-read for everyone who cares about […]

How El Niño is threatening livelihoods

El Niño-driven drought has already left more than 34 million people hungry in Eastern and Southern Africa, and this is set to double in 2016. ActionAid is helping people in the countries most severely hit by El Niño. We’re giving emergency food to people in Ethiopia, Somaliland, Zimbabwe and Malawi. And […]

El Niño wreaking havoc in the Philippines

The irregular weather pattern has caused sudden drought in main food-growing regions, threatening to spark shortages, inflation and unrest. By Bong S Sarmiento, Mindanao March 13, 2019 El Niño is parching farms and drying up water supplies in the Philippines, with the southern island of Mindanao taking the […]