大众彩票官网升级版下载安装 CLIMATE-related natural disasters are not new to the Philippines. We had a headstart getting battered by super typhoons a decade before other nations felt extraordinarily strong typhoons or hurricanes and flash floods. The deadly Typhoon “Haiyan” or “Yolanda happened” 10 years ago. Before that, we had “Pablo,” “Sendong” and “Ondoy.” As it turns out, the Philippines actually learned from all those horrible disasters and, in some cases, serves as a model for m6官网 resiliency.

The Philippines is set to host the 2024 Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) from October 14 to 17 next year. Upon the invitation of our Environment Secretary Toni Yulo Loyzaga, I hosted the launch event at the SMX last Oct. 13, 2023, which was also the International Day for Risk Reduction. No less than the top United Nations representatives attended the launch in Pasay, the special representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of UN disaster risk reduction, Mami Mizutori.

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