The Project Climate Twin Phoenix – Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program aims to achieve the following outcome: “Adaptive capacities of vulnerable communities and ecosystems are strengthened to be resilient to threats, shocks disasters, and climate change.” In support of the said objective, the Climate Change Commission(CCC)–PCTP-RAPID shall formulate Baywide Coastal Zoning and Land Use Framework (BCZLUF) on the RAPID target areas along the coastlines of San Pedro Bay and Leyte Gulf, namely: city of Tacloban and municipalities of Palo, Tanauan, Dulag, Tolosa, Mayorga, Mac Arthur and Abuyog in Leyte, Basey and Marabutin in Samar, and Lawaan and Balangiga in Eastern Samar.
The municipalities covered by the RAPID program were affected largely by the storm surge of Typhoon Yolanda. A research by Mikami, et. al. on “Storm Surge Heights and Damage Caused by the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan Along the Leyte Gulf Coast” discussed the different storm surge heights along the Leyte Gulf (including San Pedro Bay which has a large storm surge with height more than 4 meters) coast and the different magnitude of damages to the worst affected areas. The main reasons for the severe damage of the storm surge are the following:
The study recommended the need for improvements in coastal risk management in the Philippines. With focus on multi-layer safety strategies, particularly on coastal planning, specifically the relocation of informal settlements out of risky areas, and improved evacuation strategies.
By the end of the engagement period, the consultant is expected to complete the following, in coordination with National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office 8 (NRO8), Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC), concerned Local Government Units (LGUs) and agencies:
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