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Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.

Philippines: Women can be frontliners in climate and disaster resilience efforts - Legarda

14 Sep 2014, Office of Sen Loren Legarda, Philippines - gov

'Women have the ability to lead their communities towards resilience. In fact, there are many best practices led by women in many nations, including the Philippines,' said Legarda, the only Philippine participant in the high level symposium that was convened by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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