Day 2 Afternoon Panel: Partnerships for Disaster and Climate Resilience #resilientPH

This session will have two panel discussions on key elements of resilience: disaster preparedness, climate change adaptation and transformation. Much of current efforts to build disaster and climate resilience in the Philippines are sector-specific. To facilitate discussions, the sectors are grouped into three clusters: (i) resources which include water, food and energy; (ii) social services including health care, education and livelihood; and (iii) infrastructure encompassing shelter, buildings, roads/bridges, information and communications. In addition, panel discussion 2 will also take up the role of insurance and micro-finance in building resilience.

Following an overview presentation by Albay Governor Jose Salceda on the key elements of resilience cutting across the three sectoral clusters, the panelists will be invited to address the following questions:

(i) What does it take to become disaster and climate resilient in water, food and agriculture, energy, health care, education, livelihood, and infrastructure?

(ii) What role can insurance and micro-finance play in building resilience in these sectors?

(iii) What are the gaps and challenges in achieving resilience in these sectors? and,

(iv) What are the opportunities for collaboration among stakeholders – particularly among the government at the national and local levels, the business sector, the NGOs and the international community, in
moving the resilience agenda forward?

1:15-1:30 p.m. Building Resilience Across Sectors: An Overview
Hon. Jose S. Salceda, Governor, Albay Province

1:30-2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion 1: “Building resilience in health, education, livelihood and agriculture”

Moderator: Ms. Antonia Y. Loyzaga Executive Director, Manila Observatory

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Discussants:
1. Health: Prof. Ernesto Garilao, President, Zuellig Family Foundation
2. Health: Dr. Manuel Dayrit, Dean, Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health
3. Education: Mr. Ramon del Rosario, Chairman, Philippine Business for Education
4. Livelihood programs: Mr. Domingo Diaz, Representative-Private Sector, Land Bank of the Philippines
5. Agriculture: Mr. Ysmael Baysa, Chief Financial Officer, Jollibee Foods Corporation

Part 1



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Part 2



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2:45-3:15 p.m. Open Forum

3:15-4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion 2: “Building resilience in food, water and energy and infrastructure” and “The role of insurance and micro-finance in resilience”

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Moderator: Mr. Ramon Y. Dimacali
President, Federal Phoenix Assurance

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Discussants:
1. Food-water-energy nexus: Mr. Edgar Chua, Chairman, Shell
Philippines
2. ICT infrastructure: Mr. Rolando Peña, Technology Group Head,
PLDT/Smart
3. Insurance: Mr. Ian James Baxter, Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Global Technical Services, Crawford Global Technical Services,
Singapore
4. Microfinance: Ms. Ruth Callanta, President, Center for Community
Transformation, Inc

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