Essays about: "Metro Manila"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Metro Manila.

  1. 1. Adopting Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)in Metro-Manila Railway system : Considering Sweden’s Experience and Learning

    University essay from KTH/Transportplanering

    Author : Farhad Arian Far; [2019]
    Keywords : Transit-Oriented Development; Traffic Congestion; Metro-Manila Railway Network; Stockholm Metro System;

    Abstract : Transit-oriented development (TOD) or as it is referred to in Sweden ABC (Arbete, Bostad,och Centrum which means work, housing, and city center) is the highly prevailing and excitingconcept of integrating urban communities, activities, people, buildings and public places together.This idea is primarily focused upon the creation of walkable, pedestrian-oriented communities andcycling connections, which are centered among the high-quality train systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. BASECO, Strategic Pathways to Formalize the Informal. Urban Design Proposal for Informal Settlement Upgrading in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Lili Smith; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

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  3. 3. Coping with a war on drugs : Bachelor Thesis

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Arman Ahmadzadeh; Hannes Rytkönen; [2018]
    Keywords : War on drugs; Stigma; Labeling; Coping;

    Abstract : After the 2016 election of president Duterte, the Philippines have been actively fighting a war on drugs inside their own country according to the new policies developed by the newly chosen regime. These policies have led to the several thousands of dead in police operations which are by many called out as extrajudicial executions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family Planning (In)Activity - A Case Study of Women and Men’s Role and Responsibility on Family Planning in Metro Manila, the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Katarina Lindgren Cortés; [2018]
    Keywords : Contraceptives; Family Planning; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health act; Philippines; Urban Poverty; Power; Agency; Gender norms and roles; Feminization of Contraception; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Having access to family planning (FP) services is a cornerstone for economic and social development. Because of reproductive health disparities between income groups, progressive policies have been passed in the Philippines to reduce the gaps. READ MORE