Cities will have to protect their critical infrastructure from the damage stormwater flooding can wreak,” it said. Quezon City is part of the research as it is a member of the global C40 network of megacities committed to addressing climate change. ADVERTISEMENTUnder the current climate, nearly 87,000 people (2.93 percent) of Quezon City’s residents are exposed to flooding each year. Apart from flooding, severe droughts also pose a grave threat to C40 cities as they can worsen water and food scarcity. The report estimated that these cities would face surface water losses of more than 16.1 billion cu.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer June 27, 2022 06:07 UTC