#ResilientPH: Lessons on disaster preparedness

#ResilientPH: Lessons on disaster preparedness
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MANILA, Philippines – In the face of major disasters, we’ve gotten to used to resiliency being touted as the Filipino spirit persevering and staying positive.

Is resiliency enough? How do we create a truly resilient Philippines? (READ: The problem with Filipino resilience)

Rappler, in partnership with TUKLAS (Tungo sa Kahandaan ng Pilipinas) Innovation Labs, will host a roundtable discussion titled, “#ResilientPH: Lessons from the ground on disaster preparedness.”

It will highlight the learnings and experiences of innovators, humanitarian workers, and people involved in disaster preparedness.

Our panel will include:

  • Silvestre Barrameda Jr, Local Governance Training and Development Division Chief of Local Government Academy
  • Thelma Vecina, officer in charge of Local Government Academy
  • Alysa Curioso, community partner of Ligtas Pad 
  • Heidrun Milan, TUKLAS innovator of the Bakwit Kit
  • Enan Melencio, consortium manager of TUKLAS Innovation Labs

Rappler’s Aika Rey will moderate the roundtable discussion.

“#ResilientPH: Lessons from the Ground on Disaster Preparedness” will set the tone for the Resilience Marketplace for Innovation Forum on August 23. – Rappler.com

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