Drawing on emerging best practices, a team provided in-depth training to regional and municipal officials in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao on how to design conflict-sensitive disaster recovery frameworks.
Today, in her academic role at the School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, Decibel works at the intersection of scientific research and the application of risk knowledge to decision-making.
The Philippines' DICT, in partnership with UNDP, recently deployed Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) units to the identified disaster-prone and highly vulnerable areas within selected local government units in the region.
The Updated National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan establishes the linkage between disaster risk reduction and management, climate change adaptation, and human security by focusing on climate and disaster risks in the Philippines.
Magnitude 6.8 and 7.4 earthquakes struck Mindanao Island in the last couple of weeks. The strong ground shaking caused significant structural damage, liquefaction, landslides, sea-level disturbance and tsunamis.
This paper is based on the experience of peace and climate change programming in the Bangsamoro, in the Philippines, Karamoja in Uganda, and Kashmir examining the junction of climate change and conflict.