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Location 12.8797° N, 121.7740° E
Population 100.7 Million with 44.4% urban
% Population in LECZ 17.70
Topography Archipelago with 7,107 islands with volcanic mountain masses forming the cores of most of the larger islands.
Climate It has a tropical monsoonal climate with two periods - northeast monsoon (Nov–Apr) and southwest monsoon (May–Oct).
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Primary Disaster Risks

FIRE
CYCLONE
LANDSLIDES
EXTREME HEAT
STORMS
FLOODS
DROUGHT
TSUNAMI

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Members of Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhiPrep)

Government – National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

NDRRMC

NDRRMC was formed in 2010 and is administered by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD). Its activities include disaster communication, warning signals, emergency, transportation, evacuation, rescue, health and rehabilitation, and public education in the country.

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Local Humanitarian NGO Network – Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP)

CDP

CDP was founded in 1999 and is a resource center for community-based disaster risk management. It has specifically contributed to the capacity-building of NGOs and government through interactive training and networking activities on preparedness, mitigation and prevention.

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Private Sector Network – Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF)

PDRF

PDRF was established in 2009 as the country's major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management. It works with field experts and humanitarian institutions to organize and coordinate private sector solutions towards disaster management.

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