Though a young government agency, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) has made important leaps to build climate resiliency in various cities and communities in the country. The department has spurred various climate change adaptation strategies through urban plans and designs. In this video, DHSUD conveys their ongoing efforts in partnership with local government units and UN-Habitat Philippines under the Building Climate Resiliency through Urban Plans and Designs project.
Driving Resilience: The Role of National Government in Building Local Climate Resiliency through Urban Plans and Designs
The RGHSF aims to be a useful reference for all actors involved in human settlements development, so that they can, together with the government, pursue an action-oriented paradigm shift that will result in safe, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable communities across the country.
This reference tool provides a platform to equip users with concepts and technical information on urban planning and design for climate resilience. It aims to deliver guidance for national government agencies, local government units, and other stakeholders in pursuing resilient and sustainable development.
This rapid assessment aimed to identify and quantitatively estimate the waste management infrastructure gaps for plastic waste in the Philippines.