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I was on the field again today. We started the day with a visit to Brgy. Hinactacan, La Paz together Franco and Dave, an intern from a school in the Netherlands. His thesis was on the water issues in the barangays in Iloilo City and this is one of his chosen respondents. The Barangay is located in a somewhat Read More→

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Nov
14

Public Awareness on DRRM

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Disasters often follow natural hazards and the public must be aware & knowledgeable of Disaster Risk Reduction Management. A disaster’s severity depends on how much impact a hazard has on society and the environment. Disaster risk reduction is the Read More→

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The early communities in the Philippines in the Pre-Spanish era were patterned to be scattered by sociopolitical units called Barangays, a few of which became super Barangays with population of more than 2000 inhabitants. With this Barangay state scenario, culture and Read More→

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The term Third World is used in reference to “the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America”. The term usually suggests poverty and low level of industrial development and thus it is the opposite of the term developed nations. Read More→

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The Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) is the process of studying risks and vulnerabilities of exposed elements namely, the people, urban areas, agriculture, forestry and fishery production areas, critical point facilities, and lifeline infrastructure Read More→

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The term, also simply known as Land Use Plan, by a general definition is a document designed to guide the future actions of a community. It presents a vision for the future, with long-range goals and objectives for all activities that affect the local government. Read More→

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