National Land Use Act: A Safer Future for All of Us
Many are unaware that the impacts of the tragedies caused by recent typhoons that hit the country, as well as the issue on the Torre de Manila construction that ruins the sight line of the Rizal Monument in Manila, are results of improper land use planning in the Philippines. The effect of improper land use planning was most evident when Typhoon Yolanda, the strongest typhoon that hit the Philippines, claimed thousands of lives, displaced families and communities, and disrupted business and economic activities.
Using the theme “A Safer Future for All of Us” the photo contest will be highlighting effects of proper and improper use of lands, impacts of disasters and climate change, food security, sustainability, and the need for the National Land Use Act.
The Campaign for Land Use Policy Now (CLUP Now!) aims to raise…
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