The Republic of the Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

METRO MANILA INTEGRATED FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT MASTER PLAN

Secretary ROGELIO L. SINGSON
Seoul, South Korea May 28-29, 2013

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Metro Manila Integrated Flood Risk Management Master Plan

ISSUES
  Annual Typhoons average of 20 per year Lack of integrated plan and strategic program to address perennial flooding and other water related disasters like landslides, lack of potable water, siltation, etc. Massive urbanization and lack of effective land use plans in Greater Metro Manila has aggravated flooding Water ways have been encroached and constricted by illegal structures causing massive flooding of the metropolis


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Effects of Water Related Disasters
 $160 Million damaged annually to the economy  640 lives lost annually

 3.4 Million people affected annually
 71,000 houses totally damaged annually

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Policy Directions and Programs
Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016

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Preparation of Flood Control Master Plan for Major River Basins; Prioritize the construction of flood control structures in highly vulnerable areas particularly in Metro Manila and urban areas; Apply CCA and DRRM strategies in the planning and design of flood management; Increase local government and community awareness and participation;

Pasig-Marikina River Channel Improvement Project

Mt. Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project

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Policy Directions and Programs
Integrated Water Resources Management Approach in Coordination with other Departments/Agencies, LGUs and Communities

 Master Plan for Flood Management and clearing of water ways of Metro Manila together with MMDA, LGUs and DILG  Water convergence program initiated with DPWH, DA, DAR and DENR.  Since 2011, DPWH funded and is implementing various flood control projects and eleven (11) small water impounding projects (SWIPs) in the total amount of P 725.4 Million.  Prioritization of SWIP sites based on: a) list of flood-prone areas b) list of 140 critical watersheds prioritized by DENR supporting NIA-RIS and  DPWH flood control projects in priority river basins

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Master Plan for Flood Management in Metro Manila and Surrounding Areas Based on river basins: Pasig-Marikina River Basin and Laguna Lake Basin.

19 km2 169 km2 69 km2

Total area: 4,354 km2
635 km2

Total Population: 17.1 M

72 km2 15 km2 95 km2

Boundary of Study Area and the River Basins

3280 km2

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Three Major Flooding Occurrence: (1) Huge volume of water coming from Sierra Madre Drainage capacity constraints in core area of Metro Manila Low lying communities around Manila Bay & Laguna Lake

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New Integrated Approach for Metro Manila
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Identified Urgent Measures (Structural and Non-Structural)

Project Noah – flood modelling, forecasting and warning system Enforcement of easement requirements and clearing of priority rivers and waterways of informal settlers and obstructions Resettlement action plan and provision of housing options Upgrading of pumping stations Waterway channel widening, dredging and construction of dikes/riverwall

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Priority Waterways

NAME OF WATERWAY 1. 2.
Estero de Maypajo

NO. ISFS 4,217 2,997 3,887 1,637 3,683 1,434 1,415 170 TOTAL 19,440

San Juan River Manggahan Floodway Estero Tripa de Gallina Maricaban Creek Tullahan River Pasig River Estero de Maypajo Estero de Sunog Apog

3. 4. 5. 6.
Dongalu Creek

Estero de Sunog Apog

Pasig River

7. 8.

Maricaban Creek

Note: ISFs-Informal Settler Families

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INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES (ISFs) LIVING ALONG WATERWAYS IN METRO MANILA
LGU NUMBER OF ISFs
(Consolidated as of June 2012)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

Caloocan Las Piñas Makati Malabon Mandaluyong Manila Marikina Muntinlupa Navotas Parañaque Pasay Pasig Pateros Quezon City San Juan Taguig Valenzuela
TOTAL

6,012 2,590 1,810 3,991 662 2,249 430 3,686 6,017 914 4,200 7,449 1,869 10,367 1,375 3,672 2,837
60,130

Source: LGUs

Estero de paco
before

Pedro Gil to 13 de Agosto Segment

DEVELOPMENT:

•Market renovation •Dredging •Riprap •slope protection and phytoremediation •Walkway and riprap •SAIR

Present
13 de Agosto

Estero de paco
before

13 de Agosto to Apacible Segment

DEVELOPMENT:
•dredging •riprap •slope protection and phytoremediation •Facelifting of Residential Houses •Walkway / linear park

13 de Agosto

After

Estero de paco
before

Apacible to UN Ave. Segment

DEVELOPMENT:
•dredging •riprap •slope protection and phytoremediation •Facelifting of Residential Houses •Walkway/Linear Park

Present
13 de Agosto

New Integrated Approach for Metro Manila Long Term Measures
     Construction of flood control dam upstream Use of natural flood plains near waterways Land use ordinances Strict enforcement of waterway easement laws Increase local government and community awareness and participation

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The Republic of the Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

THANK YOU !!!

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