Municipality of Villavicencio
Colombia

Population: 489
Area of jurisdiction: 1428 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: 0.086% by 2015 n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Beautification Plan
With this action what the city is going to do is to design a plan for the management of the urban forestry of the city with the objective of improving and making more beautiful the urban scenery and esthetics but also generating new urban common spaces more enjoyable for the community. This plan is going to identify and make an integral characterisation of the urban flora of the municipality and formulating the necessary actions for the Plan by implementing a GIS for Villavicencio's urban flora. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

ICTs for System of Security and Emergencies Attention (SISA)
The objective of this action is to implement an integral solution on ICTs for the SISA. This will be done by implenting an information system for the management of risk in the municipality of Villavicencio. Especifically, the city is going to invest on a software to be able to have a history of disasters, and also to be able to emit daminification certifications. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Strengthening the Institutions for disaster attention and emergencies
The main objective of this action is to strengthen institutions to improve logistics capacity in case of emergencies or disasters. With this action what will be done si to strengthen the fire fighters department and the Local Commitee for Prevetion and Attention to Emergencies and Disasters (CLOPAD) as well as the civil defense and Red Cross. Start year  
Sector Human security and emergency response
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Diagnosis of urban settlements
The main objective of this action is todevelop and maintain updated a diagnosis of urban settlements thta are located on high risk areas due to threats of floodingor landslides, giving priority to those who suffer extreme poverty conditions. This will be done by: 1) Gathering information of people settled on high risk areas, 2) Identifying vulnerable population (field visits) 3) Developing a census and calculating statistics 4) Writing the final document Start year  
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Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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Mitigation or prevetion on High risk areas
The main objective of this action is to reduce and prevent risks, this will be done by: 1) Develop civil works on high risk areas prioritizing population on extreme poverty conditions. 2) Do the maintenance of civil constructions and adaptation of areas located on high risk zones. 3) Monitor and control the overfilling and canalising of rivers and streams. Start year  
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Institutional strengthening for reducing contamination
The main objective of this action is to be able to reduce the contamination due to solid and liquid residues and the inadecuate land use by strenghtening institutional processes developed at the Secretary of Environment. This will be done by hiring proffesional and technical personnel (environmental and sanitary engineers, forestal engineers, techinitians on the environment) in order for the to watch and control the natural resources on the municipality of villavicencio. Start year  
Sector  
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Strengthen processes on the Secretary of Environment
With this action the city is going to strengthen five different processes that the Secretary of Environment develops. They will be strengthen in different ways: technical, technological, professionally and logistically. This will be done to improve environmental management in the city by strengthening different processes: enviromental education processes, urban environment, basins and micro-basins, technnical agricultural assistance and development of activities for the prevention, control and monitoring of natural resources and the environment Start year  
Sector  
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Update the solid waste disposal management plan (PGIRS)
With this action the city is going to update the integral management plan of solid residues in order to have a guidance document for planification of the integral management of solid residues that allows to articulate and coordinate different actors, acording to the valid national legislation. Especifically what is going to be done it to: 1) evaluate and follow up the current PGIRS. 2)elaborate a diagnosis. 3) Structure the new PGIRS 4) socialisation of the plan Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Water resource conservation
The main objective of this action is to buy properties on the river basins responsible for the water resource supply for the city of villavicencio. This properties are of strategical importance for the conservation of the water resource on river basins that supply the aqueduct system of the city. The goal is to have obtained in total 35 strategic properties, after identifying them and valuing before buying them. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Awareness for emergencies and disasters
The main objective of this action is to create awareness for emergencies and disasters among the citizens with the implementation of a program for emergencies and disasters with the IPS, EPS (health care providers), public and private institutions and social organisations. The goal is to create awareness among 10.000 people in total. Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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