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Philippines

APEC: Women lead way in disaster risk reduction in vulnerable Asia-Pacific - Press release

25 Mar 2015, APEC

'Empowering women to mitigate disaster risk is critical,' said Emmeline Verzosa, Chair of the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy... '[Really what is needed is] an environment that widens the door of opportunity for women in economies and advances women’s entrepreneurship...


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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