Only days after the U.S. government announced it would fund nearly a million-dollar expansion of the Philippine’s risk intelligence and early warning system, Typhoon Nalgae (locally named Paeng), swept the nation—causing extreme flooding and landslides.
The Makati City local government has once again been recognized for its programs and initiatives focusing on disaster risk response and reduction, further cementing its role as a pioneer in disaster resilience not just in Manila but in the entire country.
The NDRRMP outlines the activities aimed at strengthening the capacity of the national government and the local government units (LGUs) together with partner stakeholders, to build the disaster resilience of communities.
The guidelines aim to harmonize and codify existing policies of the Interagency Task Force (IATF) and member-agencies pertaining to community quarantine, which shall be applied to all regions, provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays placed under
In this statement, parliamentarians from countries vulnerable to climate change, who came together in a consultative meeting in Manila to advance disaster risk reduction as a national and community priority and as a cost-effective tool for adaptation to
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment in Europe
This is an analysis of the enabling environment for early action in the Philippines. The country is exposed to multiple hazards. Αt least 60% of the total land area is exposed to multiple hazards, and 74% of the population is vulnerable to impacts.
The Philippine Climate Change Assessment (PhilCCA) Working Group 1: The Physical Science Basis is a scientific assessment of climate change for the Philippines and describes the local climate system of the country in comparison to the global picture.
The Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation