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  • DR. LEONARD L. CARBONELLLGU DAGUPAN CITY

    DAGUPAN CITY EXPERIENCES, GOOD PRACTICES, CHALLENGES AND LESSONS LEARNED ON DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

    Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change Impacts and Related Natural Disasters in East Asia12 and 13 May 2008, Makati City, Philippines

  • DAGUPAN CITY Geographical Location:

    Dagupan City is located Dagupan City is located on the northern part of on the northern part of Pangasinan Province, in Pangasinan Province, in Region I, Luzon Island Region I, Luzon Island along the southern along the southern shores of Lingayen Gulf. shores of Lingayen Gulf. The city falls with The city falls with latitude of 16 deg. 01 latitude of 16 deg. 01 min to 16 07 min and min to 16 07 min and longtitude 120 deg. 18 longtitude 120 deg. 18 min to 120 deg. 23 min min to 120 deg. 23 min east and is about 212 east and is about 212 Km. North of Manila.Km. North of Manila.

    Dagupan City

  • PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICSLand Area : 4,446 hectaresLand Area : 4,446 hectaresCoastal plain having an almost flat terrain with slopes ranging Coastal plain having an almost flat terrain with slopes ranging from from 0 to 3 %0 to 3 %Fishponds, marshes and rivers comprised almost 45% of the total Fishponds, marshes and rivers comprised almost 45% of the total land arealand areaThe area is water saturated; traversed by 7 riversThe area is water saturated; traversed by 7 rivers

  • POPULATION:

    130,328 (National Statistics Office 2000 Survey)130,328 (National Statistics Office 2000 Survey)5.35% of the total population of Pangasinan Province5.35% of the total population of Pangasinan Province1.84% average growth rate, slightly higher than that of the 1.84% average growth rate, slightly higher than that of the province (1.81%)province (1.81%)

    High Population Density: 29 persons/hectareHigh Population Density: 29 persons/hectarePangasinan Province Population Density: 6 persons/hectarePangasinan Province Population Density: 6 persons/hectare

  • Regional Tropical cyclone tracks crossing the Asia

    DAGUPAN CITY VUNERABILITY TO EXTREME AND FREQUENCY TYPHOONS

  • Typhoons bring floods that inundate residential areas and roads.

    Flood waters range between 1 ft. to even 3 meters deep.

    DAGUPAN CITY VUNERABILITY TO EXTREME AND FREQUENCY TYPHOONS

  • Typhoon Mina caused strong Storm surge along the coastal area

    and caused flooding along the low lying area incl. downtown area

  • 2005High tide + Heavy Downpour Rain Water upstream

    2006High tide + Heavy Downpour Rain water upstream

    DAGUPAN CITY VUNERABILITY TO SEA / RIVER-LEVEL RISE

  • 2005High tide + Heavy Downpour Rain Water upstream

    2006High tide + Heavy Downpour Rain water upstream

    DAGUPAN CITY VULNERABILITY TO SEA / RIVER-LEVEL RISE

  • DAGUPAN CITY VULNERABILITY TO EARTHQUAKES

    Luzon Earthquake 1990, Mag 7.9 Fatalities 1,621

    Dagupan Earthquake induced Liquefaction / Soil Settlement (Loss of Soil Bearing Capacity)

  • An approach DISASTER MITIGATION started to evolved when the City was chosen as a PROMISE demonstration area in 2005 and finally started in March 6, 2006 with CDP as partner.

  • PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIESPROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES

    A TWG Core Group was organized with middle management city government staff (department /division heads) as members.

    Three teams were organized and deployed to the communities to facilitate Project PROMISE implementation.

  • The TWG, together with some representatives from the 8 pilot barangays, underwent training on Community-Based Disaster Risk Management and Participatory Risk Assessment from March 27 to 31, 2006.

    The training aimed to equip them with skills in preparing data base for disaster risk management planning.

  • TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP TASKSTECHNICAL WORKING GROUP TASKS

    1. Training of Trainers among the TWG and the assisted communities.

    2. Assisted respective communities in preparing their Emergency Response Plans.

    3. Conduct capacity building on disaster risk reduction among the community members.

    4. Assisted in the reactivation of the Barangay Disaster Coordinating Councils.

  • Organization and activation of the Barangay Level PROMISE Core Teams acting as community facilitators in the capacity building interventions.

  • ESTABLISHED AND ADOPTED DIRECTIONSThe CBDRM learning enabled the preparation of Disaster Risk Maps

    for the various disasters-a) Flooding c) Earthquakeb) Typhoon Surge d) Tsunami

  • Developed and implemented Early Warning System and finalized Evacuation Plans- use of the kanungkong, church bells to signal Ready, GetSet. Go

  • INVOLVING COMMUNITIESPartnering with schools- the vulnerable population: CHILDREN to establish the Culture of Safety

  • Establishing linkages with PAGASA, PHILVOCS, DepEd, and Bantay Dagupan

  • INSTITUTIONALIZING THE CULTURE OF SAFETY

    Passage of Resolution No. 5469-2006 Declaring July 16 of every year as

    Dagupan City Disaster Preparedness Day

    Passage of City Ordinance No. 1908-2007 Creating the Emergency OperationsCenter of Dagupan City and ProvidingFunds Therefore

  • AREAS OF CONCERNSUSTAINED IMPLEMENTATION OF DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS THAT HELP REDUCE THE RISKS OF DISASTERS

    COMMITTED AND SAFETY CONSCIOUS COMMUNITIES

    SUSTAINABILITY OF ESTABLISHED AND ADOPTED CULTURE OF SAFETY BY ALL STAKEHOLDERS

  • LESSONS LEARNED IN CBDRM

    Well informed communities cooperate when their capacities are increased and their vulnerabilities are reduced being a resilient communities.

  • Delineation of tasks, multi-sectoralparticipation and articulation are important in knowledge sharing and skills development;

  • Community mobilization is facilitated when all stakeholders have common terms of reference and appreciation since all adopted systems are in place.

  • that our all LGU Communities be involved in disaster risk management plan conceptualization, preparation, and finalization that can be the factors in reducing cost of disasters.

    THE CHALLENGETHE CHALLENGE

  • MARAMING SALAMAT.

    DR. LEONARD L. CARBONELLLGU DAGUPAN CITY