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Make climate change the issue in Philippine presidential election

Worsening tropical storms have failed to bring politicians' complacency to an end

| Philippines
A woman looks at their damaged house due to Typhoon Rai in Cebu city in December 2021: the Philippines gets hit by at least 20 storms a year.   © AP

Criselda Yabes is a journalist based in the Philippines. She is author of "The Battle of Marawi," her 10th book, which was published last year.

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