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Tag: disaster risk reduction and management

Youth participation critical in resilience building

Policymakers and local chief executives should ensure the meaningful participation of the youth in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) and climate change adaptation programs and initiatives, experts and youth climate activists said during the National Disaster Resilience Month episode of the Stories for a Better Reality webcast series.

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#RealiTalk: Strengthening Local Climate Change Adaptation Actions with Vice Mayor Alfredo Coro II

For this month’s Realitalk, we talked to Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Alfredo Coro II about the impacts of Typhoon Odette (international name Rai) on the municipality of Del Carmen, Siargao where he serves as Vice Mayor. In this feature, he walked us through the climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction measures implemented in his municipality that helped reduce loss and damage from Odette—from climate change education, mangrove rehabilitation, establishment of sea walls against storm surges to the conduct of climate and disaster risk assessment and updating of local climate change action and disaster risk reduction plans.

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