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July 9th, 2012
Land Use Planning Touted as a Tool to Avert Disasters

In the news lately was the sad fact that several local government units (LGU’s) in the Cordilleras of the Philippines are still without Comprehensive Land Use Plans (CLUP). The story pointed out that the plan is important to prevent the occurrence of disasters. It stressed that a city without a CLUP remains on a “state of calamity” stressing the possibility of many settlements situated in danger zones. Read More