As a part of their strategy to co-create safe, empowered, and sustainable communities, Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. partnered with UP NOAH Center and WeatherPhilippines Foundation for a two-day Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training (CBDRRM) with the community leaders of Barangay Darong, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.
Researchers and scientists of UP Resilience Institute, under the office of the President, joined the 13th Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP: ABC in URP) of the School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) as lecturers.
More than 65,000 houses and buildings were mapped by 16 schools from five local government units with assistance from the UP Diliman Department of Geography of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP-Geog) and UP NOAH Center from February to April this year.
Prof. Berse encouraged the participants to continue investing in building capacity, strengthen and scale up their good practices, and to continually innovate and build on their strengths.