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Representatives from the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), Technical Assistance Movement for People and Environment, Inc. (TAMPEI), and UN-Habitat joined practitioners, researchers, policymakers, the private sector, and other urban innovators from across the globe to share knowledge and insights on the Philippine experience in building climate-resilient cities.
Strengthening efforts for building back better, the cities of Ormoc and Tagum initiated a series of resilient and green recovery (RGR) planning workshops and mentoring sessions geared towards addressing the issues faced by the urban poor and other vulnerable groups amid the pandemic crisis and threats brought by climate change.

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Culminating months of planning, workshops, and mentoring sessions on resilient and green recovery, Tagum and Ormoc engaged in a city-to-city learning exchange to share their prospects in addressing climate change and COVID-19 in their localities.
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 DHSUD and CCC jointly spearhead the finalization of the Resilient and Green Human Settlements Framework (RGHSF).

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The project applied the STDM to address the formidable challenge of establishing the people-to-land relationship in post-conflict Marawi, particularly within the Most Affected Area (MAA)/Ground Zero where most structure lay in ruins.

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