Big River Rising

Big River Rising

Located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is a country living on the edge of disaster. Earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons and floods all threaten the safety of its 94 million citizens.

On 7 August 2012, extreme monsoon rainfall devastated its capital Metro Manila, forcing almost 750,000 people to evacuate their homes.

Big river Rising is an interactive web documentary about a poor community threatened by frequent floods in Banaba, Metro Manila. Despite the dangers, they fight for their livelihoods and safety by embracing the use of scientific solutions.

View the interactive web documentary

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