Intensification of disaster risk, impact assessment emphasized by Loyzaga

MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga emphasized the need for the government to intensify the assessment of natural hazards and their risks and impacts, following the great damage caused by typhoon Paeng. “Disaster risk and impact assessment, not just hazard assessment, needs to be sharpened or enhanced,” Loyzaga said after the meeting with officials of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) at its headquarters in Camp