Miss Universe Bet Urges Urban Planning to Stem Floods, Disasters

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Miss Universe Bet Urges Urban Planning to Stem Floods, Disasters


MANILA, Philippines - The country's bet for the 2011 Miss Universe contest, who is also a topnotch architect, pushed Wednesday for urban planning to prevent flooding in the future."What we need is urban planning. The problem is, in some areas, hindi pinag-aralan yung development ng isang lugar. Kahit na alam natin na hindi pwede gawing residential yung isang area, pinatayuan pa rin (The development of some areas has not been well planned. Even if we know that a certain area cannot be turned into a residential zone, houses are still being built),'' said 2011 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup during press briefing at the Gateways Suites, Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City.Supsup, who topped the board exams for architecture, said no amount of development will do in areas which were not carefully planned or studied. "Kahit tambakan yan ng lupa or pataasan ang mga roads, wala pa rin mangyayari kasi pupunta pa rin ang tubig sa mga bahay (Even if the roads are elevated, water will still reach the houses). Its gonna take a lot of effort and money para maayos lahat.''She called on local government units (LGUs) to focus on urban planning and implement laws, policies and ordinances to prevent disasters in the future. "We have so many policies, ordinances and laws on that. …

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