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CHAPTER II:

The Problem and Its Nature


A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
SOCIAL SECTORS
Broken families
Lack of guidance from parents/guardians
Non acceptance of the society on gender issues
Peer pressure
A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
ECONOMIC SECTOR
Industries are not linked to the Agricultural Sector
Agricultural production is not well-linked in the value chain
Limited green businesses
A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
ENVIRONMENT SECTORS
River overflow flooding
River siltation/sedimentation
Inland flood
A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR
Inadequate road facilities and alternate roads to accommodate transportation
demand in the CBD
Inadequate drainage facilities
Poor market facilities (roads, drainages, parkings, building, other ancillaries)
Remote linkage to far flung barangays
Poor integration of green urbanism/ design technology and fundamentals in
development projects of the LGU
Poor mainstreaming of climate change adaptive and mitigating measures
Congested public cemetery
Inadequate traffic facilities
A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR
Inadequate infrastructure support facilities for social protection (Education, health, housing,
peace and order, social welfare, water & sanitation, sports and recreation)
Inadequate infrastructure support facilities for economic development (agriculture, fisheries,
trade and industry, and tourism)
Inadequate infrastructure support facilities for environmental preservation and protection
( forest and agricultural ecosystem; urban ecosystem-air/water quality, solid waste
management, land use/resource base; freshwater ecosystem; and biodiversity)
Inadequate infrastructure support facilities for environmental management ( urban and
agricultural ecosystem, freshwater management, air and water quality, parks and open space)
Inadequate infrastructure support facilities for institutional development (organization and
management, fiscal management and inclusive participation)
A. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROBLEM
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR
Poor river rehabilitation and slope protection utilities
Prevalence of informal settlers living in private lots, government property
and danger areas
B. THE PROBLEM AND ITS
EFFECT
SOCIAL SECTORS
Effects:
- Skills are not enhanced and developed
- Youth in conflict with the law
- Indulgence to vices and crimes
- Increasing number of low in education and uniformed OSYs in the services and
programs available for them
Solution:
Institutionalized youth development programs, employment programs, sports
development program, educational programs and arts and culture programs through
educational and community facilities
B. THE PROBLEM AND ITS
EFFECT
ECONOMIC SECTORS
Effects:
- Low incomes among farmers
- Businesses will not mature and diversify in agricultural sectors
Solution:
- Linkages in the agricultural sector
- Promote irrigation and agricultural systems in Santiago
B. THE PROBLEM AND ITS
EFFECT
ENVIRONMENT SECTORS
Effects:
- Occurrence of flood in low-lying communities which will affect their socio-
economic growth
- Flooding
- Community health hazards
Solution:
-Sustained water quality management system for river rehabilitation
B. THE PROBLEM AND ITS
EFFECT
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS
Effects:
- Traffic Congestion
- Construction of drainage projects not in conformity to the solution of drainage problems
- Urbanism and public inconvenience
- Poor technology and mechanism to improve infrastructure support facilities
- Poor business and customer-friendly environment
- Increase transportation and shipment cost and relatively longer travel time
- No adequate and convenient space for mobility of pedestrians and vehicles
- Inadequate infra support facilities for economic development may hinder the enhancement
of economic prosperity of the community
B. THE PROBLEM AND ITS
EFFECT
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS
Solution:
- Adequate and efficient road network
- Adequate and efficient drainage network
- Public market facilities redeveloped
- Bridge structure are in-placed
- Green urbanism or design technology is integrated and adopted
- Climate change adaptive and mitigating measures mainstreamed in the plans and programs
- Public cemetery improved
- Infrastructure support facilities established and expanded for social, economic, environmental and
institutional development
- Riverbanks rehabilitated
C. BENEFITS DERIVED IN THE
SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM
SOCIAL SECTOR
- Empower, organize, educate and transform out of school youth values
- Provide guidance to OSYs in their chosen career
C. BENEFITS DERIVED IN THE
SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM
ECONOMIC SECTOR
- Provide incentives to new businesses in the agricultural sectors
- Improve the economy of Santiago
C. BENEFITS DERIVED IN THE
SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM
ENVIRONMENT
- avoid flood occurrences, and to prevent soil erosion and other related
negative effects
- minimize the occurrences of inland flood
- enhance quality of community life in terms of environment al sanitation,
bountiful and sustainable natural resources and congenial future
C. BENEFITS DERIVED IN THE
SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM
INFRASTRUCTURE
- preserve traffic comfort and convenience
- maintain main roads, city roads, and barangay streets
- provide roads for products to be delivered at the urban areas
- maintain peace & order and road safety and public convenience
- promote the status of well-being of our inhabitants. To provide better infra
support facilities in the effective delivery of services
- enhance economic prosperity and promote full employment
D. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
APPROPRIATE IN THE SOLUTION