Philippines

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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.
Pacific Disaster Center
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.
Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation
CERF anticipatory action simulation exercise 2022 (October 2022)
2022
This report describes CERF's pilot project to use anticipatory action in the Philippines to mitigate the impact of typhoons on people’s homes and livelihoods
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters

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Sendai Focal PointNational Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council

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National policies and plans

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2011
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.
Philippines - government
2020

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

Philippines - government
2008

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

Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
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.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership
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2016
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