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Nationwide Vulnerability Assessment Reports

Requested from PIDS by M. Bangabang at 02:09 PM on Jan 12, 2021.
Purpose: Capstone Proposal
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2010 - 01/12/2021
Tracking no: #PIDS-220792711923

Bangabang 02:09 PM, Jan 12, 2021

Hi, I am Mei-ann Bangabang, currently taking my masters in DRR under admu. My proposal would be about public values for the deployed hydromets and early warning systems. In this regard, I would like to ask for nationwide Vulnerability assessment reports against hydrometeorological hazard for the past 10 years, as I will use it to rank regions/provinces in terms of vulnerability to typhoons/flooding events.

January 28, 2021

Dear Ms. Bangabang,


Thank you for your request dated January 12, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for data on the following topic:
•	Nationwide Vulnerability Assessment Reports against hydrometeorological hazard (01/10/2010-01/12/2021)

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data set you have requested. PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for its research studies. However, you may want to get in touch directly with institutions like the UP Resilience Institute ( and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of DENR  ( to request the data set that you need. 

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publications and database that are related to the data set that you are requesting:
•	PN 2012-14: Assessment of vulnerability to natural hazards at subnational level: provincial estimates for the Philippines ( )
•	DP 2020-07: The Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) as a Local Planning Tool: Results from the PIDS-DILG Baseline Study on Policy and Governance Gaps for the Local Government Support Fund Assistance to Municipalities (LGSF-AM) Program (
•	DP 2017-50: Institutional Issues on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (
•	PIDS Economic and Social Database ( contains data on Agricultural Damages for 2010-2018 (original data source: Department of Agriculture).

Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here:

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