Philippines' natural disaster risks shift, along with experts
As the storm season approaches, officials in the Philippines are turning to seasoned storm emergency responders to help prepare communities that have historically been spared devastation but that now find themselves in harm's way. When Typhoon Bopha struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao in December 2012, it unleashed an unprecedented scale of devastation on the island's northern and eastern coasts, particularly in farming regions once thought to be safe from such deadly weather events.
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