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Towards Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into the
Planning Process of Road Construction ADPC: Towards Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into the <br> Planning Process of Road Construction

Published on: 02/02/2013

Language: English

Author(s): National Disaster Coordinating Council and Department of Public Works and Highways, Philippines

Department: Safer Development Planning and Implementation

Type: Technical Papers

File size: 0.06 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

The Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) on Disaster Management under its program on Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into development (MDRD) have identified Roads and
Infrastructure, Agriculture, Education, Health, Housing and Financial Services as priority sectors to initiate mainstreaming disaster risk reduction. With the massive infrastructure development in Asia underpinned by the investment in highways, roads and bridges, prioritizing the Road Sector is certainly a necessity.