The book reports on the disaster risk management practices in the GUICADALE Platform, Province of Albay, Philippines and their implications on the economic growth and development of the area. It serves as a scorecard of DRM implementation by the local government and provides a picture of the economic prospects of the DRM project. Local government officials, civil society organizations, academic researchers and the general public may be informed of how disaster risk management impacts on the economic growth and development of the concerned area. Disaster risk management relates to climate change adaptation, which is necessary to ensure the safety of constituents of a local government in the face of natural disasters and calamities. The significance of this book hinges, therefore, on its timeliness given the necessity to adapt to global vulnerabilities brought about by climate change.