Cities at Risk: A Case for Better Planning, Management and Policies (p7)
ADPC: Cities at Risk: A Case for Better Planning, Management and Policies (p7)
Published on: 12/31/2006
Author(s): Gabrielle Iglesias and Lowie Rosales
Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management
Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies
File size: 0.67 MB
Filipinos are always the victims of earthquakes, typhoons and floods. But before disaster hits again, writes Gabrielle Iglesias, an Information and Networking Coordinator of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in Bangkok, Thailand and Lowie Rosales, a UN-HABITAT human settlement officer in Fukuoka Japan, new efforts have to be made at city level to reduce the dangers of such calamities.
The article is part of a pair of debate pieces for Habitat Debate.