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Philippines announces US$11 million fund to disaster maps

Source(s):  FutureGov, Alphabet Media Pte Ltd

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million climate change fund that will help it to prepare in advance for natural disasters, including updating their data and assessing how vulnerable communities are to natural disasters, reports FutureGov, based on an announcement of the Department of Budget and Management.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau will get US$2 million to update their data and assess how vulnerable communities are to natural disasters. This will include 70 cities and 166 coastal settlements.



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  • Publication date 09 Feb 2015

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