Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Philippines

July 9, 2019



These topics can be further detailed based on the requirements of the LGU. Additional topics can also be requested.

•   Climate change and CCA and climate change mitigation

•   Disaster and DRR concepts, including hazards, vulnerability and risk, and the disaster risk                 management (DRM) continuum

•   Resilience and sustainable development and their linkages with CCA and DRR

•   Institutional arrangements and legal and policy frameworks on CCA and DRR at the national,           regional and global levels 

•   Climate change projections and scenarios for the Philippines

•   Disaster risk profile of the Philippines

•   Disaster risk management and climate information and knowledge requirements

•   Tools and methods in vulnerability and risk assessment, including Climate and Disaster Risk           and Vulnerability Assessment (by CCC) and Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (by HLURB)

•   Structural and non-structural measures for DRR and CCA  using case studies

•   Formulating the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and Local Disaster Risk Reduction           and Management Plan (LDRRMP)

•   Mainstreaming CCA and DRR in local development plans

•   Climate and disaster risk governance and stakeholder engagement

•   Gender and inclusion in CCA and DRR

•   Climate financing, including People’s Survival Fund, Green Climate Fund

•   Disaster risk financing and risk transfer





This training is geared towards local development planners and practitioners working in municipal and city governments, particularly the following: 

     1.  Local government staff working in the following offices:

          • Planning and Development Coordination

          • Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

          • Environment and Natural Resource

          • Engineering

          • Waste Management

          • Housing

          • Agriculture

          • Culture and Tourism

          • Public Order and Safety

          • Public Affairs and Information

          • Gender and Development

     2.  All Barangay Chairpersons

     3.  All Municipal/City Development Council, including NGO members

     4.  Mayor





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