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Philippines: 10 ways to make cities disaster-resilient

Source(s):  Rappler Inc.

The Philippines is the 4th most vulnerable nation to flooding, according to an Asian Development Bank, writes Voltaire Tupaz for Rappler. Thus, climate change resilience and disaster risk reduction are vital for local government units. Rappler visualized the 10 essentials for making cities resilient, which was drawn up by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. The checklist is a very important tool for countries who adopted the Hyogo Framework for Action.

  • Publication date 16 Aug 2012

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