Adaptation of Community and Households to Climate-Related Disaster: The Case of Storm Surge and Flooding Experience in Ormoc and Cabalian Bay, Philippines

by Canesio D. Predo

This study aimed to document the actual experience of the community and households in Ormoc, Leyte and selected municipalities along Cabalian Bay in Southern Leyte to flooding brought about by extreme climatic events and their perception, preparedness, and planned adaptation for the potential threat posed by climate change-induced sea level rise. Primary data collected through survey, key informant interviews, and focus group discussions, and secondary data were used in the study. Interviewed were 141 respondents from Ormoc (60), Hinundayan (62), and St Bernard (19). The respondents were  elected using simple random sampling from the list of affected households.

  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Country: Philippines
  • Sector: Others
  • Type: Small Research Grant
  • Research Area: Climate Change
  • Research Topic: Climate Change Impacts
  • Analytical Framework: Explicative Research
Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia