Climate Adaptive and Disaster Resilient (CLAD) Award for Cities and Municipalities: Finalist (Luzon, municipality category). The CLAD Award “honors exemplar local government units (LGUs) that are implementing innovative strategies to manage climate and disaster risks in line with the policies laid out by the Philippine government such as the Climate Change Act and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act. The Award as it highlights outstanding climate change adaptation and disaster risks reduction (CCA-DRR) practices of cities and municipalities, also seeks to encourage other LGUs to prioritize and emulate measures that enhance the adaptive capacities and reduce vulnerabilities of their respective communities and environment.”