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     World Wetlands Day Celebration

Youth Ecologinal Camp - Talisay
Vicky's Farm and Resort
Talisay, Batangas
13-15 February 2017

       As part of the celebration of World Wetlands Day, a Youth EcoCamp was conducted for the youth of Talisay, a lakeshore town of Taal Lake. Thirty high school students fom five schools in the municipality participated in the 3-day camp which aimed to (among others) empower the youth to take a more active role in disaster risk reduction and preparedness and climate change adaptation. A Disaster Town Watching field exposure was one of their activities to enable them to assess risks by identifying the hazards, vulnerability, exposure and capacity of the community.

       The ecocamp was organized in partnership with the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.