El Niño and La Niña and its effects

El Niño and La Niña events are a natural part of the global climate system. They occur when the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere above it change from their neutral (‘normal’) state for several seasons. El Niño events are associated with a warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific, while La Niña events are… Continue reading El Niño and La Niña and its effects

Coping Strategies for Drought

Drought is simply a natural disaster caused by climate change in which we experience a little rain or worse, none of it. In other words, this is a long period of dry season. ©Rappler According to the MDRRMO Chairman of Ajuy, Iloilo, Archie Rojas, drought is one of the major disasters caused by our drastic… Continue reading Coping Strategies for Drought

Drought in our Lives

Drought has many meanings. In simple terms, it is the absence of water for a long period of time which causes the lack of water supply and the land to dry. Its definition also depends on individuals or group of people. To farmers, it is a period of moisture deficiency, lacking the amount of liquid… Continue reading Drought in our Lives