Philippines announces US$11 million fund for disaster maps

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million climate change fund that will help the country prepare for natural disasters. This inclucdes updating their data and assessing how vulnerable communities are to natural disasters, as the website FutureGov reports, based on an announcement of the Department of Budget and Management.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau will get US$2 million to update their data and assess how vulnerable communities are to natural disasters. This will include 70 cities and 166 coastal settlements.