Building Climate Resiliency Through Urban Plans and Designs (BCRUPD) is a three-year German-government-funded project being implemented by UN-Habitat and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) with other governmental agencies in five cities. Read more
Since 2008, the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) has been financing climate and biodiversity projects in developing and newly industrialising countries, as well as in countries in transition. Read more
Ensuring stakeholder participation for its climate resilience initiatives, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) worked with UN-Habitat Philippines to bring together various government agencies and the private [...]
Using resilient urban plans and designs, urban actors around the world immersed in a training to unlock solutions that will address climate related issues like increasing temperature, sea level rise [...]
Aiming to sustain its resilience initiatives, Tagum City recently wrapped up its RGR mentoring and catch-up sessions where projects identified by the cities were further enhanced at the project site-level [...]
During the recently concluded experts group consultation led by DHSUD and CCC, Mata expressed that persons with disabilities should have active and meaningful participation in building resilience of communities where [...]
Resilience from typhoons and other climate related hazards, green recovery, and pandemic preparedness – these are just some of the key issues the Philippine government is seeking to address as the [...]
The city governments of Ormoc and Tagum showcased their local plans for resilient and green recovery (RGR) during the City to City (C2C) Learning Exchange held on December 9-10, 2021 [...]
Experts pushed for provisions on addressing poverty, highlighting collaboration, and capturing green, blue, and circular economy as the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) presented its draft resilience [...]
In a training intended to beef up the department’s policy capacities, officials and middle-managers of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) pushed for ways on how [...]
Aiming to rebuild and redesign urban spaces and systems to address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) commenced a series [...]
Ormoc City is developing its Resilient and Green Recovery (RGR) Plan that would help the city build back better, safer, and greener through holistic mechanisms that address climate challenges and [...]
Climate-resilient urban planning and design, regardless of scale, is an iterative process and needs different disciplines to inform decisions and assertions.
Taking to the streets of Iloilo City catalyzes dialogue and peer assessment among local and national urban actors
National trainers roleplay as LGU planners as part of 4-day coaches' training on climate resilient urban plans and design
Technical personnel from the Climate Change Commission undertake training to develop expertise in risk assessment and its applications in the local planning context.
Learning exchange for Philippine representatives and BCRUPD project partners in Brisbane, Australia.
Five cities come together with UN-Habitat and national government agencies to work through actionable local climate action plans
“The objective of this workshop is to train the five cities on the LCCAP, most importantly in connection to their larger development planning framework..."—Lara Togonon-De Castro, UN-Habitat Urban Planner [...]
Despite the suspension of work and classes on October 17 due to a public transport strike affecting all of Metro Manila, about 40 representatives from five Philippine national government agencies showed up [...]
The “Building Climate Resiliency through Urban Plans and Designs” project aims to support the Philippine government in building capacities on innovative climate-responsive planning and designs. As part of this support [...]