Philippines create geo-hazard maps

During the inauguration of the first Climate Change Academy at the Bicol University campus in southern Luzon city, President Benigno Aquino III announced that 65,000 geo-hazard maps identifying disaster-prone areas have been distributed to local governments in Philippines.

President Aquino said they will also soon come out with multihazard maps in 13 provinces with 3D mapping for Metro Manila to help identify disaster-prone areas.

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Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net; Geospatial World

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com

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