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Philippines: Women can be frontliners in climate and disaster resilience efforts - Legarda

14 Sep 2014, Office of Sen Loren Legarda, Philippines - gov

'Women have the ability to lead their communities towards resilience. In fact, there are many best practices led by women in many nations, including the Philippines,' said Legarda, the only Philippine participant in the high level symposium that was convened by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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