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City emergency preparedness: assessment status and action plan, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines


This case study of the Philippines addresses the knowledge gap on the level of preparedness of cities to address specific challenges posed by the risk of health emergencies. The study is divided into seven sections: (i) section one provides a background of the assessment, outlining the natural hazards present in the Philippines and the goals of the project; (ii) section two explains the methodology of the study; (iii) section three identifies the strengths and gaps found in the assessment; (iv) section four presents a summary of results; (v) section five concludes the study by highlighting nine main gaps in risk reduction policy; (vi) section six presents a complete action plan for disaster risk reduction with a timeline for action.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Health & Health Facilities, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Countries/Regions:Philippines

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/32850

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