Integrating resilience attributes into local disaster management plans in Metro Manila: Strengths, weaknesses, and gaps
AffiliationSchool of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Arizona
Disaster risk reduction
Local disaster risk reduction and management plans
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CitationNer, N. T., Okyere, S. A., Abunyewah, M., & Kita, M. (2022). Integrating resilience attributes into local disaster management plans in Metro Manila: Strengths, weaknesses, and gaps. Progress in Disaster Science, 16.
JournalProgress in Disaster Science
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AbstractIntegrating resilience attributes into local plans is considered an important step in enhancing disaster risk reduction. However, the extent to which resilience is captured in local disaster management plans remains underexplored. This paper utilizes content analysis to examine the integration of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction's (UNDRR) resilience attributes across 11 cities in Metro Manila. Results show strong integration in governance and risk identification while gaps exist in ecosystem protection, city-to-city learning, and disaster victims' participation in recovery planning. The paper recommends introducing metropolitan-level platforms for inter-city learning, turning local authorities' attention towards nature-based solutions, and including disaster victims in the recovery planning process.
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Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as © 2022 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).