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Philippines: one in ten local governments has natural disasters response plan

6 Jul 2016, Rappler

Seven years after the Climate Change Act of 2009, only one in ten local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines has complied with the law's requirement of drafting local climate change action plans. To empower LGUs, the Climate Change Commission plans to roll out a network of learning centers to offer standardized training modules on adaptation and mitigation measures.





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