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Project Climate Twin Phoenix-RAPID Launches RRI in 13 Barangays

The Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program launched rapid results initiatives (RRI) for 13 pilot barangays. As the initial stage of the climate smart community based disaster risk reduction and management component, the RRIs are simple risk reduction activities targeted to solve a specific problem in the barangays, implemented in about a hundred […]

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Australian Ambassador Visits RAPID Barangays in TAC

Tacloban City , 22 Feb 2016 | Australian ambassador to the Philippines, Amanda Gorely, visited Barangays 66 and 66-A in Anibong, Tacloban City to get a picture of how the Australian Government can further assist Haiyan-affected communities in building their resilience from climate change and natural disasters. This is the Ambassador’s first time to visit […]

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Project Board approves PCTP-RAPID’s 2016 Budget

Makati City | 08 February 2016 – Climate Change Commission Secretary and Vice Chairperson Emmanuel M. De Guzman presided the 7th Project Board Meeting of Project Climate Twin Phoenix – Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (PCTP-RAPID) Program as it approved the $3M budget for 2016. The 2016 workplan focused on completing risk assessments,  the guidelines […]

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Rapid Results Initiatives

Rapid Results Initiatives (RRIs) are community-driven initiatives that enable barangay councils and their community to achieve risk reduction-related outcomes in 100 days. As an implementation approach, RRIs aims to help nudge barangay councils and their community towards new mindsets and behaviors: From spectators to owners and drivers of change, e.g., create a must do, you have to […]

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2015 CCC Week NGA-LGU Summit

Manila, Philippines, November 23, 2015 | With this year’s theme, “Enabling Local Climate Change Actions for Sustainable Future”, the 2015 Climate Change Consciousness Week: NGA-LGU Summit was attended by local chief executives and representatives from both PCTP (Pablo and Sendong) and RAPID (Yolanda) programs areas at the SM MOA Convention Center, Pasig City. This year’s Summit […]

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2015 Climate Change Consciousness Week

MANILA | November 19-25 – Every nation has a role as much as there is not a single way to fight climate change. The diversity of solutions available to us in addressing the risks and challenges associated with climate change provides an opportunity for everyone—scientists, policy makers, local decision makers, businesses, the youth, and civil society, […]

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CCC Meets Municipals, Barangay Reps for CBC/DRRM

  Tacloban City, 28-29 Jul 2015 | The Climate Change Commission through the RAPID Program capped-off its celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month (NDCM) through a two-layer orientation on Community-Based Climate Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CBC/DRRM) for the 12 selected municipalities on July 21-23; and two selected pilot barangays in Balangiga, Eastern Samar […]

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Climate Change Commission Steps Up RAPID Implementation

Tacloban City, 14-16 July 2015 | The Climate Change Office celebrates the National Disaster Consciousness Month as it launched the flood modeling, natural resource assessment, and community-based climate and disaster risk reduction and management (CBC/DRRM) components of the Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) with partner local governments in the Leyte and Samar provinces. […]

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Climate Change Office Preps Municipalities for ClimEx.db

Tacloban City | 10 June 2015 – Representatives from local governments covered under the Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) program adopted their implementation strategies for the survey on Climate and disaster Exposure Database (ClimEx.db) in a two-day workshop. The database shall be the source of valuable information for the preparation of climate and […]

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RAPID Program Gathers Partners to Localize CBDRRM Strategies

TACLOBAN CITY | March 24, 2015 – The Experts Group Meeting organized by the Climate Change Commission(CCC), through the Resiliency and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program, gathered partners from various NGOs/CSOs, NGAs, and the academe to collaborate in crafting a community-based disaster risk reduction and management program for 12 Yolanda-affected localities in Leyte and Samar. […]

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