Sub-national campaign launch in the Philippines, San Francisco, Philippines
Type: Meeting or Conference
Organizer(s): Municipality of San Francisco Camotes, Cebu, Philippines
Date: 11 Dec 2010
Location: San Francisco (Philippines)
In a ceremony on 11 December - on the beaches of the Camotes Islands in the Philippines’ province of Cebu - San Francisco Municipality; Poro Municipality; Tudela Municipality; and Pilar Municipality signed up to the Making Cities Resilient campaign.
By joining the campaign, the mayors commit to a number of activities, including relocating communities and key infrastructure that are prone to storm surges, tree planting, establishment of early warning systems, strengthening the Camotes Islands emergency response teams, developing community-based ecotourism and livelihood initiatives, and training teachers and youth organizations on climate change and disaster risk reduction.