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Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Local Governments

By Gilberto M. Llanto

Abstract

The Philippines` geographical location makes it a disaster-prone country. In the Southeast Asian region, it ranks the highest in terms of the multiple climate hazard index measure. Given that the country`s local communities take the brunt of the effects of disasters, this Policy Note offers suggestions for local governments in building their local capacity in disaster risk reduction and management.Philippines, natural disasters, survey, Rosario, Batangas, disaster risk reduction, disaster risk management, local governments

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