All articles for the topic: Philippines

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Philippine Red Cross

The PRC is a major humanitarian organization based in Mandaluyong, Philippines.

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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sNAPshot: Philippines’s Approach to Initiating Sector Integration of Adaptation Considerations

This sNAPshot looks at how the Philippines initiated sectoral integration of adaptation considerations, and how this compares with approaches that other countries are taking.

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Reducing floods and land slides in the Agusan Delta, Philippines

This animation shows an integrated disaster risk reduction approach in which care for people and nature goes hand in hand.

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Child-Centred Climate Resilience

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by Plan International and Save the Children about child-centred community-based adaptation (CC-CBA) to climate change.

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Mung beans, cacao and climate: What do they have in common?

SEI Oxford and SEI Asia have been managing a Sida programme support project in South East Asia focused on strengthening climate adaptation planning for small island communities.

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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Customised climate adaptation training for Dumaguete, Philippines

Much capacity building about adaptation planning is centred in major cities or at large Universities or International NGOs. The approach in this SIDA funded project is to develop effective...

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Social Transformation towards Model Villages

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The Challenge

The rural communities in Bangladesh mainly rely on agriculture and livestock for...

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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

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Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Sogod, Southern Leyte

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Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure...

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Community Climate Alliance to Protect Upland Watersheds of Babeldaob Island, Palau

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The Republic of Palau comprises the western-most group of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia lying 800 miles equidistant from the Philippines...

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