• The Cebuano Amidst Disasters


      Webinar to discuss natural disasters in Cebu, lessons learned

      On April 29, 3 p.m. Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) will hold a free webinar entitled "The Cebuano Amidst Disasters" with Climate and Disaster Specialist Dr. Emma Porio. It will focus on the disasters that ravaged or affected Cebu, how Cebuanos overcame them, and the lessons learned after different catastrophes.


      This year, the webinar is part of GSK's activities, streamed on Gabii sa Kabilin's Facebook page and YouTube channel. Those who wish to participate may register at https://bit.ly/37RaOgK. An e-certificate will be given to those who will answer the evaluation form after the webinar.

      The speaker, Dr. Emma E. Porio, is a professor at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Ateneo de Manila University and co-director of the university's Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience.
      She is also co-chair of the Climate Change Commission's National Panel of Technical Experts (NPTE) and is also the principal investigator and project leader of the transdisciplinary action research project, Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines: Investing in Climate and Disaster Resilience (CCARPH).

      Initiated in 2007 by RAFI, Gabii sa Kabilin aims to help preserve local culture and heritage by encouraging Cebuanos to visit museums. It launched its online activities last year at the onset of the pandemic to help make Cebuano culture and heritage more accessible to the public.

      For more information and updates, like and follow www.facebook.com/gabiisakabilincebu/.
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