Local Government Profile
Putrajaya - Malaysia
 
 
TAN SRI SAMSUDIN OSMAN
MAYOR
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Website of the city : www.ppj.gov.my/
Size : 46 km² sq km
Population : 0 - 68964
Leader Title : Chairman, Administered by
Part Of : South of Kuala Lumpur
Hazards : Land Slide, Flood
ROLE MODEL CITY

Risk Sensitive Urban Planning

HAZARD AND VULNERABILITY PROFILE
Climate change:
any change in climate over time that directly and indirectly affects human and their activities as well as natural systems and processes
Impacts of climate change:
undermine development,
affect human well-being, and
threaten the security of natural resources.
Strategic responses are necessary to fortify the nation’s resilience to the impacts of climate change:
Priority on adaptive capacity of the nation.
Approach mitigation to enhance adaptation and sustainable development.
Concerted holistic responses from all levels, sectors, stakeholders and major groups.
Effective institutional capacity for implementation through collaborative participation, grounded on indigenous .Mainstreaming of measures to address climate change challenges through strengthened economic competitiveness, wise management of resources, environmental conservation and enhanced quality of life for sustainable development.
Integration of responses into national policies, plans and programmes to strengthen the resilience of development from arising and potential impacts of climate change.
Strengthening of institutional and implementation capacity to better harness opportunities in reducing negative impacts of climate change
DISASTER AND RISK REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
DAM EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
Vibrating Wire Piezometer,inclinometer,Magnetic Extensometer,Standpipe Plezometer, Seepage Mesurement Chamber,(V-Nocth Weir)&Surface Settlement Maker-installed and well functioning
SLOPE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Piezometer,Inclinometer,Magnetic Extensometer-to be compeleted in Feb 2011
Putrajaya development based on Putrajaya Master Plan(PMP) indludes 40% of green area. Preparation of layout plans and zoning plans to guide development where risk-prone areas are avoided from development.