Abstract or Introduction
This work describes a road improvement project in Cainta, Philippines and aims to determine the environmental and social risks felt by the residents during and after the road improvement. The main purpose of the road improvement is to minimize flood risk.
The author gathered data with the help of a survey questionnaire of the residents of the Karangalan Village, Cainta and an interview with the project engineer. The study aims to identify the socio-demographic profile of the respondents in terms of sex, age and monthly family income. The author also intends to identify the most and least severe environmental risk encountered by the respondents and to assess the number and types of social risks encountered by the respondents during and after the road improvement project.
Environmental and social risks are major concerns of the government in order to ensure the safety of the people. There are different innovative strategies to resolve environmental and social risks. One of the most applicable projects in urban areas is the road improvement. The primary purpose of road improvement is to promote economic efficacy and to enable the business environment. Its purpose is to safeguard the environment, indigenous and vulnerable people.
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- Snowie Balansag (Author), 2018, Social and environmental impacts of road improvements in the Philippines, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/496336