UPRI celebrates with CDP on its 25th year of inclusive, participatory, community-led resilience-building

The UP Resilience Institute joins the 25th anniversary of the Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP)  together with steadfast partners, both old and new alike.  CDP celebrates 25 years of dedicated service to the people and commitment to building safe and resilient communities by helping cultivate disaster risk reduction systems and resilient practices. Given its rich […]

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UPRI Participates in a Fishbowl Conversation on “Shifting the Power” back to Grassroots Communities

The Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) invited the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) to join a fishbowl discussion among key grassroots groups and major donors, hosted by the Center for Disaster Preparedness, GlobalGiving, Global Fund for Community Foundations, and the Nonprofit Finance Fund with USAID fund support. CDP and the UPRI are partners through the Philippine […]

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Cross-country Knowledge Exchange between Bangladesh and the Philippines through the Asian Preparedness Partnership

On September 6, 2023, representatives from the Bangladesh Preparedness Partnership (BPP) visited the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) which serves as the academic pillar of the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep). During this visit, the BPP gained valuable insights into the Philippines’ institutional systems, best practices, and strategies in multi-stakeholder disaster risk reduction and management, with the […]

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UPRI takes part in CDP’s TalaKawayan, PH’s first ever Humanitarian Observatory Launch

The country’s first ever humanitarian observatory was officially inaugurated on August 24, 2023 at the Park Inn by Radisson North Edsa, Quezon City. Led by the Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) this initiative shall collate critical data and information on disasters, displacement, and humanitarian issues. UPRI was represented by three of its personnel.   The […]

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UPRI and the Philippine Preparedness Partnership meet with Civil Defense Administrator Usec. Ariel F. Nepumoceno

The Philippine Preparedness Partnership, or PhilPrep, met with the new Civil Defense Administrator Undersecretary Ariel F. Nepumoceno last 19 July 2023 to discuss his vision for the Office of Civil Defense and its potential role in PhilPrep. PhilPrep is a multi-sectoral platform for Disaster Preparedness composed of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) representing government, […]

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UPRI Conducts the LDIP Workshop for PlanMANILA2030

  As part of the PlanMANILA2030 project, representatives and stakeholders from the City of Manila joined the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute for a Local Development Investment Program Workshop (LDIP). This event was held on September 29, 2022, at the Universidad de Manila. Integral to the process of formulating the City of Manila’s Comprehensive […]

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UPRI Goes to the Science City of Muñoz for the Final Project Turnover

  The Science City of Muñoz is one of the five cities of the province of Nueva Ecija, located along the central plains of Luzon. It is considered as the first and only Science City in the Philippines with several research and development (R&D) institutions on agricultural science and technology. Locals and tourists enjoy its […]

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