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Philippines: Drivers of disaster resilience in Benguet

28 Jan 2015, WFP

The Province of Benguet is not a stranger to natural disasters – from earthquakes to typhoons – which have resulted in the loss of lives in the province. Meet some of the drivers of disaster resilience in Benguet, who, with the help of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Disaster Preparedness and Response and Climate Change Adaptation (DPR/CCA) Projects, are moulding Benguet into a province that is equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
  • Website:http://www.ndcc.gov.ph/
  • Contact:Under-Secretary
  • Phone:


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
  • Website:http://www.ndcc.gov.ph/
  • Contact:Under-Secretary
  • Phone:
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 6,159,569
Storm 2009 4,901,763
Storm 2008 4,785,460
Storm 2009 4,478,491
Storm 1998 3,902,424
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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