Impact of Natural Hazards in Some Key Cities in the Philippines - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Impact of natural hazards in some key cities in the philippines
Download
1 / 10

  • 86 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Impact of Natural Hazards in Some Key Cities in the Philippines. Session 1. Safe Cities Module 2: Philippines Application. Background. The Philippine archipelago has a total land area of 115,800 square kilometers It has 115 cities and 1,496 municipalities

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentationdownload

Impact of Natural Hazards in Some Key Cities in the Philippines

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Impact of natural hazards in some key cities in the philippines

Impact of Natural Hazards in Some Key Cities in the Philippines

Session 1

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Background

Background

  • The Philippine archipelago has a total land area of 115,800 square kilometers

  • It has 115 cities and 1,496 municipalities

  • Metro Manila is the seat of Philippine Government and is composed of 15 cities

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Hazards

Hazards

  • An average of 22 typhoons enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility each year, and 5 of which may be destructive

  • About 5 earthquakes a day are felt in the country. That is about 1,825 quakes a year!

  • From 1999 to 2003, 39 weather disturbances were experienced by the country

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Camanava

CAMANAVA

  • CAMANAVA stands for Caloocan City, Malabon City, Navotas City and Valenzuela City

  • These areas are high prone to flooding and flashfloods due to its topographical location and rapid urbanization

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Marikina city

Marikina City

  • Marikina City is located along the valley in eastern Metro Manila. It is composed of 14 barangays, 12 of which lie along the Marikina River.

  • Marikina River is a tributary of the Pasig River

  • Marikina City’s population is approximately 480,000 to 500,000

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Baguio city

Baguio City

  • Baguio City is located at the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR). It is prone to soil erosions, landslides and earthquakes.

  • 16 July 1990 Earthquake in Baguio City

    • 401 dead

    • 1,103 injured

    • 223 missing

    • 3,668 families rendered homeless

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Other key cities prone to natural hazards

Other Key Cities Prone to Natural Hazards

  • Ormoc City (Region VIII)

    • Flooding and Flashfloods

  • Dagupan City (Region I)

    • Flooding

  • Cabanatuan City (Region III)

    • Liquefaction

  • Butuan City (CARAGA)

    • Flooding

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Urban growth

Urban Growth

  • Urban Growth has aggravated the effects of natural hazards in previous years

  • Metro Manila’s population is about 10.5 million

  • Population Annual Growth Rate

    • City of Manila is 3.6%

    • Quezon City is 4%

    • Caloocan City is 3.5%

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Rapid urbanization

Rapid Urbanization

  • Rural – urban migrants has boosted the percentage of squatters in Metro Manila. In 1980, National Housing Authority reported that one out of four Metro Manila resident is a squatter.

  • Rapid urban growth paved way for these informal settlers to build houses along the river banks and coastal areas.

  • Rapid Urbanization has tremendously aggravated the effects of natural hazards

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


Payatas dump site tragedy

Payatas Dump Site Tragedy

  • This tragedy is dubbed as “trashslide” or “garbalanche” and happened only in the Philippines.

  • This is a concrete picture of the hazard incurred due to urban migrants.

  • This tragedy resulted to 224 deaths and 38 missing persons.

Safe Cities

Module 2: Philippines Application


ad
  • Login