Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development visits research sites in Metro Manila, Philippines

by Arjay Dineros, Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines Project 

Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and Member of Parliament for Brandon West in Ontario Kamal Khera visited the research sites of Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines: Investing in Climate and Disaster Resilience Project in Marikina City and Pasig City on December 9, 2018.

Also part of the visit was Stephen Weaver, Head of Cooperation of the Embassy of Canada to the Philippines, and Rusell Milon, Director of Parliamentary Affairs and Issues Management of the Office of the Minister of International Development.

CCAR Project Leader Dr. Emma Porio led the tour which started in Arete Sandbox Zone and followed by a visit in Barangay Tumana in Marikina City and Manggahan Floodway in Pasig City.  Lisa Cabahug, Senior Manager at the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences of University of California San Francisco, and Arjay Dineros, Research Associate of the CCAR Project, also joined the said site visits.

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