SDGs – Philippines


Climate change is a real and undeniable threat to our entire civilization. The effects are already visible and will be catastrophic unless we act now. Through education, innovation and adherence to our climate commitments, we can make the necessary changes to protect the planet. These changes also provide huge opportunities to modernize our infrastructure which will create new jobs and promote greater prosperity across the globe.

goal 13 in NUMBERs


Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries


Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon
as possible

Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities


Goal 13 Indicators (Preliminary data from PSA).

goal 13 in action

List of Key Government Programs, Activities, or Projects (PAPs) Contributing to Goal 13.

Survival and Recovery (SURE) Assistance Program

The Survival and Recovery (SURE) Assistance Program of the DA-Agricultural Credit Policy Council aims to support the government’s goal of helping agricultural households in calamity-affected areas regain their capacity to earn a living; and provide immediate relief

Weather Research and Forecasting

This project by the DOST-PAGASA aims to provide a high-resolution (5km) climate change projection using WRF model, covering the entire Philippines, using the RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 climate change scenarios, for both precipitation and temperature.

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