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#Millennial: A Trainer's Message

The Philippines is undeniably one of the most disaster-prone and vulnerable countries in the world. On the other hand, it is also considered to be one of the nations having the fastest economic development, which impacts to constant urbanization and sub-urbanization. For the past two decades to the present, Metro Manila has experienced this phenomenon, which resulted in rapid mushrooming of informal settler families within the cities in a huge megacity. To address the growing phenomenon, the Disaster Risk Reduction Network Philippines, together with the Australian Agency for International Development had implemented a partnership project called Technical Assistance on Securing Safety of Info

Coherence of DRR, CCA, and SDG urged

In 2015, the Philippines became a State Party to the UNISDR Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the UNFCCC Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The coherence of these development frameworks is imperative to ensure that our work towards resilience in the country is realized. To start the discussion on the mainstreaming and integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in our work towards sustainable development, Disaster Risk Reduction Network Philippines (DRRNetPhils) together with Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP), A2D Project – Research Group for Alternatives to Development (A2D) and the Cebu Provincial Disaster

LGUs, teachers, and vulnerable groups converge for disability-inclusive DRRM planning

Lahat kabahagi! To upscale the capacity of local government units, disabled people's organizations (DPOs), teachers and academicians, and children and youth have converged to discuss disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction through a thematic training initiated by the Center for Disaster Preparedness, Plan-Philippines and the City Government of Valenzuela dubbed as, "Ikaw, ako, tayo: lahat kabahagi rito," on January 19-20. Attended by more than 60 LGU representatives, persons with disabilities, teachers, barangay representatives, children and youth, and partners from QCDRRMO and SJCDRRMO, the two-day training seeks to orient the participants on DIDRR, and to formulate action plans to dev

#NinaPH: Relief goods provided via local partner in Bicol

The Center for Disaster Preparedness appeals for donations whether in cash or in kind to meet relief and recovery needs of those communities affected by Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten). In kind donations will be coursed through our local partners Dios Mabalos Po Foundation and Simon of Cyrene who are doing relief initiatives in Tiwi & Polangui, Albay and Virac Catanduanes. Cash donations can be deposited directly to Center for Disaster Preparedness bank accounts indicated in the shown poster below. For assistance and acknowledgement, please contact our Humanitarian Preparedness and Response Program 24/7 hotlines: (+632) 565 1923 or (+63) 995 246 9121. UPDATE: Two weeks after we launched our call for

 

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