Metro Manila and Mega Manila population curves

Mega Manila sustainable development plan

Manila’s larger urban area, “Mega Manila”, is set to reach 30 million inhabitants by 2030. To cope with its growth and relieve the pressure from the population, the Philippine authorities have devised an ambitious plan of integrated urbanization and transports that will foster the┬ásustainable development of┬áthe country’s capital city.

Project NOAH: prevent natural hazards in the Philippines

Project NOAH: the Philippines preventing natural hazards

The geographic position of the Philippines exposes it to numerous natural hazards which often result in terrible human losses and economic damages. In response to the recent catastrophes, the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology has created Project NOAH to inform populations, prevent and protect them from natural disasters.