Launch of WINDRR-PH - group photo
The Women International Network on Disaster Risk Reduction Philippines Chapter (WINDRR PH) was officially launched on 26 April 2023, garnering local and international support for women's leadership in disaster risk reduction.
Makati Mayor Abby Binay declares Climate Emergency
On August 5, 2022, Makati declared a climate emergency, calling for much-needed environmental reform. The Philippines city is implementing initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote renewable energy and conservation, and create green jobs
This report documents the assessment of the status of national disaster loss databases in 13 countries and presents lessons to guide the next generation of disaster loss accounting systems (DLAS).
MCR2030 webinar with city leaders from Asia-Pacific, Americas and Caribbean on 8 November 2022
MCR2030 Resilience Hubs, namely Incheon, Makati and Mexico City, held the webinar, “Learning from Our MCR Hubs” to share experiences, best practices and recommendations on strengthening disaster resilience in their respective cities on 8 November 2022.
UNDRR conducted a two-day training on “Urban Resilience and Making Cities Resilient 2030” in cooperation with the Office of Civil Defense in the Philippines from 19 October 2022.
Aerial view on Makati city - Modern financial and business district of Metro Manila, Philippines.
The City of Makati in the Philippines is named as the second Resilience Hub of Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) in the Asia-Pacific region.
Image of the disaster caused by typhoon Rolly and Ulysses in Catanduanes Bicol November 2020
Since 2013, a close partnership between humanitarian organizations and the government has been critical to strengthening the Philippines’s disaster risk reduction and management.
Street view of Coron, Philippines (2014)
More than 200 Filipino professionals have attended disaster management trainings in Japan, providing an opportunity to the Philippines’ Office of Civil Defense to learn from Japan’s experiences, technology and innovation.
Women in healthcare graphic
Women play a critical leadership role in the provision of healthcare across the Asia-Pacific Region, including during disasters. They are working to build more resilient health systems and helping transform the way healthcare is provided.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a regional workshop to identify entry points for enhanced integration of DRR into humanitarian programming in both recurrent and protracted crisis settings.