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Disaster prevention champion Legarda calls for resilience in quake zones

11 Jul 2017, UNISDR

The Philippines is located on the "Pacific Ring of Fire", making the country earthquake prone. Last week a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Leyte, causing landslides and damaging infrastructure. Disaster prevention champion Senator Loren Legarda has called for strengthening the resilience of critical infrastructure to prevent future earthquakes turning into a disaster.





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