Mangkhut: Counting the costs in the Philippines

The Philippines is still reeling days after Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in its northernmost reaches, with officials only beginning to come to terms with the super storm’s economic and humanitarian costs. The typhoon, known locally as “Ompong”, adversely affected as many as 800,000 Filipinos, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), […]