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  • philippines
    • 7000 islands
    • storm season June to November
    • risk of earthquakes and volcanic eruption
    • lies on the south-east asia typhoon belt - affected by 15 typhoons and struck by 5-6 of them
    • landslides are common in mountain districts
    • coastal lowlands
    • mount Pinatubo- erupted 1991 june.
    • lahars
    • lies betwee the Philippine and Eurasian tectonic plates.
    • destructive plate boundary
    • high density population in towns and cities on coastal areas
    • suffers from flooding
    • affected by El nino and Lanina
    • deforestation of forests , hill sides less stable and so more likely to suffer from lahars and landslides


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