LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 27 (PIA) – The Local Climate Change Adaptation for
Development (LCCAD), in collaboration with other Office of the
President-Climate Change Commission (CCC), the Department of Education, the
House of Representatives Special Committee on Climate Change and the United
Nations Development Program (UNDP), will launch here in February this year
a project entitled “K to 12 Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation ,
Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction : Learning Materials for
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> DRR advocates work on integration of CCA into school curriculum
> By Danny O. Calleja
> LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 29 (PNA) -- A project that primarily seeks to develop
> explicit learning materials and teaching modules on climate change
> adaptation (CCA) and on disaster risk and vulnerability reduction (DRVR) in
> the primary and secondary school levels will be rolled out here next month,
> according to its key initiator.
> Manuel “Nong” Rangasa, executive director of the Local Climate Change
> Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) who is initiating the project, on Friday
> said the initiative focuses on the conceptual framework towards the
> integration of information-related to disasters in the K to 12 basic
> education program.
> The LCCAD, which is based in this city, is the national CCA and DRVR
> training institution and service provider recognized by the Department of
> Interior and Local Government (DILG) that provides theoretical moorings to
> national, local government units (LGUs) and multiple stakeholders.
> Since its creation about four years ago, the LCCAD has been assisting LGUs
> in implementing their climate adaptive practices anchored on mainstreaming
> climate disaster risk and
Former Philippine Undersecretary of Education ISAGANI R. CRUZ (Ph.D., University of Maryland) is the president of The Manila Times College and a Governor of the National Book Development Board. He belongs to the Hall of Fame of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards in Literature and is one of the 2010 Outstanding Filipinos (TOFIL). He writes for Philippine Star, Pilipino Mirror, and China Daily.