Maasin watershed's vulnerability to climate change being assessed
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources 6 and other stakeholders are now conducting an assessment on the vulnerability of the Maasin Watershed to climate change. The assessment is part of the five-day on going training on “Millennium Development Goal –Fund (MDG-F) 1656: Strengthening the Philippines Institutional Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change” focusing on the agriculture and the forestry sector. DENR Regional Technical Director Alicia Lustica said they are evaluating how prone the watershed is to landslide, erosion, flooding and forest fire, among others.
Maasin watershed's vulnerability to climate change being assessed. (2010, August 27). Panay News, p. B7.
Watersheds; Climatic changes; Vulnerability; Evaluation; Landslides; Erosion; Flooding; Environmental impact; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB); National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA); United Nations; Lustica, Alicia; Maasin Watershed; Camarines Sur; Agusan del Norte
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