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Cooperation between Local Authority and Communities

Reducing Flood Disaster Risk in Dagupan City, Philippines


About this resource

Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Capacity development, Coordination, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disaster risk reduction, Disasters, Floods & landslides, Government, Local capacity, National & regional actors, Urban
Agency:ADPC - Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Date published:April 2007

This case study of Dagupan City shows how integrating flooding risk reduction as a regular and joint activity of city governments with their communities has galvanized action, and fosters a growing sense of unity and pride in city.

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