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As typhoons get stronger, Asia must build better, experts say

Asia Pacific Sep 21, 2018

As typhoons get stronger, Asia must build better, experts say

by Michael Taylor

Population growth, rapid urbanization and unfettered development of coastal areas in the Asia-Pacific region are increasing the risk of heavy damage from powerful typhoons, experts said. They urged governments and the private sector to collaborate on improving urban planning, protecting mangroves and developing "sponge cities" ...