18 Jun 2015, UNDP Philippines
With about 25 million people estimated to be vulnerable to the impact of a rupture of the Valley fault, the consequences of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake could be extremely dire if adequate preparedness measures are not in place. Policy makers, legislators, and government agencies have responded positively including the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board, the Department of Education and the Metro Manila Development Authority...
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