How are cities in the Philippines preparing for climate change?

The mayor of Catbalogan, Philippines, tells RTCC a series of typhoons destroyed 2,500 houses in her city

Stephany Uy-Tan, mayor of Catbalogan, Philippines, tells Megan Darby a series of typhoons and the resulting storm surges destroyed 2,500 houses in her city.

Speaking on the sidelines of the ICLEI sustainable cities World Congress in Seoul, she says her administration is planting mangroves and trying to preserve traditional tricycles as a climate-friendly form of transport.

Megan Darby’s travel to Seoul and accommodation was paid for by ICLEI



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