Doracie Zoleta-Nantes

Doracie has a background in teaching Human Ecology and Geography and research related to the management of natural environments under high level development pressures and the impact of such on societies in the Philippines and Vietnam. In particular, she has examined the impacts of rice paddy conversion for suburban spaces under the Philippine’s agrarian reform process and has investigated the implications of disaster scenarios associated with the Mt. Pinatubo eruption and the subsequent socio-economic and environmental conditions of communities in Central Luzon. Her PhD focused on the historical geography of flooding in Metro Manila and she has further researched forced migrations and flooding scenarios affecting agricultural and fishing communities in Central Vietnam. She currently teaches into a master’s course on natural hazards in the Centre of Natural Hazards, Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU.



A perfect storm of corruption and neglect
13 Nov 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: corruption, disaster preparedness, Philippines
Politicians are responsible for grievous neglect of disaster risk reduction in the Philippines.


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