EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Municipality of Pura belonging to the 1St Congressional District of the Province of Tarlac turned to a fourth class municipality in 2009. It is equipped with basic infrastructure and utilities such as water, power, communication and road networks. It is within the cross road of two major soon to open thoroughfare, the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Express way and the East-West coast road (Dingalan-Lingayen Highway) which pose a great potential for economic growth.
LOCAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL PLANS AND PROGRAMS I)OBJECTIVE OF THE PLAN This plan is specifically intended to response to the recurring natural calamities particularly large scale flooding due to unusual typhoon trends probably associated with climate change. In general, this plan aims to save lives, prevent excessive sufferings, secure properties, minimize damages during disasters and calamities and achieve a rapid and durable recovery.