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BBM unveils Environment Initiatives; Eyes IT-Based Disaster Risk Information Roadmap

BBM unveils Environment Initiatives; Eyes IT-Based Disaster Risk Information Roadmap

BBM unveils environment initiatives; eyes IT-based Disaster Risk Information Roadmap

Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. is planning to create a comprehensive, internet-based Disaster Risk Information Roadmap in order to protect the environment and general population from the devastating effects of natural catastrophes.

Marcos stated in a news statement that he plans to duplicate and use as a model the United Nation Disaster Risk Reduction System (UNDRR).

UNDRR maintains comprehensive information about all aspects of disaster risk related to people, communities, countries, and their assets.

The former senator stated that the roadmap will be implemented using an IT program that is available in all parts of the country.

This is very important to protect our environment as we institute programs to balance economic gains and environment, said Marcos.

UNDRR includes all the studies, information, and mapping required for understanding the disaster risk drivers as well as the underlying risk factors.

Marcos had previously mentioned environment preservation and preservation as part his priority program. He also stressed the need to implement policy reforms that create a peaceful equilibrium between economic development, the environment, and government programs.

Nature has rights that must be protected. He stated that nature should be allowed the opportunity to reproduce, flourish and achieve its abundance in perfect harmony and balance with our growing communities.

This is necessary if we are to protect the most vulnerable members our society from the ravages of natural calamities.

His plans include the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience. This will take the US Federal Emergency Management Agency as a model of disaster resilience and integrate many other agencies.

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Marcos administration will give priority to reforestation, and push for stricter antiillegal logging law. He will also push industrial forest plantations for wood market demand.

Marcos said that his administration will establish a partnership with all stakeholders in mining to protect against abuse and ensure that mining contributes to the recovery of the economy from the pandemic.

He also wants to create a Department of Water and Resources Management so that everyone has access to clean and potable drinking water.

Marcos pledged to also concentrate on solid waste management, including waste to energy programs, which he considers an income-generating initiative for his administration.

The presidential frontrunner also stated that he would create an ecology-based Disaster Risk Reduction Program to address environmental degradation, especially on forests, wetlands and coastal areas.

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