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DOST projects to counter disasters, climate change

April 30, 2018
In Photo: Science Undersecretary Renato U. Solidum Government scientists are working on 27 new projects for disaster-risk reduction and climate-change adaptation and mitigation, Science Undersecret ...

DOST works to counter disasters, climate change

April 25, 2018
MANILA --The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is working on 27 new projects for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and mitigation, Undersecretary Renato Solidum said Tu ...

DOST-PhiVolcs completes reconstruction of earthquake monitoring station damaged by Typhoon Yolanda

March 10, 2018
QUEZON CITY, Mar. 9 -- The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will inaugurate the reconstructed Palo Seismic Station on 14 March ...

PHIVOLCS inaugurates newest seismic station in Ibajay

March 07, 2018
KALIBO, Aklan, 6 March (PIA6) --  The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) recently inaugurated its second newest seismic stat ...

HANDA NA SILA!

March 01, 2018
The complete support of Hon. Jaime R. Fresnedi, City Mayor of Muntinlupa in keeping the public fully aware and always prepared in times of disaster was manifested in the successful implementation of ...

DOST-PHIVOLCS to inaugurate seismic station in Aklan

February 12, 2018
KALIBO, Aklan, Feb. 10 (PIA6) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will inaugurate the Ibajay Seismic Station in Ibajay, Akl ...

UNITED DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACTION PLAN: DOST LEADS MEETING ON THEMATIC DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACTION PLAN

February 05, 2018
Inter-agency meeting lead by DOST Various agencies in Region 7 yesterday held a meeting to hold thematic discussion on disaster prevention and mitigation in Central Visayas. The meeting, which was s ...

Mayon volcano spreads lava almost 2 miles from crater

January 24, 2018
MANILA. Mayon volcano spews red-hot lava in another eruption as seen from Legazpi City, Albay province, roughly 200 miles (340 kilometers) southeast of Manila, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Mayon has spew ...

Mayon's ash may reach Samar, Caraga, Northern Mindanao: Phivolcs

January 23, 2018
MANILA -- Ash from Bicol Region's restive Mayon Volcano will likely continue falling on areas west of this mountain during the week, further affecting communities there. The wind carries ...

Alert level up as Mayon explodes

January 23, 2018
WORLD-FAMOUS After a week of showing high level of unrest, Mayon volcano on Monday spews out a 10-kilometer-high ash column, prompting volcanologists to raise its alert level. This photo was taken f ...

DOST to LGUs: Invest in DRRM facilities

January 23, 2018
ILOILO CITY, 22 Jan (PIA6) -- The Department of Science and Technology-6 (DOST) said that it is hoping the local government units will be investing more in disaster risk reduction and management with ...

Tagalog news: DOST-Pagasa at NDRRMC, hinikayat ang publiko na abangan ang mga flood advisory o babala sa baha

January 22, 2018
LUNGSOD QUEZON, Enero 21 (PIA) -- Paalala ng DOST-Pagasa sa mga kababayan, laging magmatyag at makipag-ugnayan sa barangay at sa disaster risk reduction and management office (DRRMO) sa tuwing umuulan ...

DPWH to beef-up quake resilience of 25 bridges, 3 flyovers in MM

January 17, 2018
DPWH Undersecretary Maria Catalina Cabral underscores the importance of making lifeline infrastructures disaster resilient. (Photo by Nelson Ortiz/PIA-NCR) QUEZON CITY, Jan. 17 (PIA) – A ranking pu ...

Phivolcs to launch PH Earthquake Model Atlas

January 16, 2018
MANILA -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will launch the Philippine Earthquake Model (PEM) Atlas on January 17 that aims to help engineers in designing earthqua ...

12,000 flee as lava oozes from Mayon volcano

January 16, 2018
Camalig – Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of rumbling Mayong volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a "quiet eruption", warning it could lead to a hazardous explosion ...

Mount Mayon lava continues to flow but some residents still return to danger zone

January 16, 2018
A video posted by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Facebook shortly before 9 a.m. showed a pyroclastic flow event at the volcano. The video showed thick ash billow ...

Hazardous eruption of Mayon looms

January 16, 2018
EERIE GLOW With the night sky shrouded by thick clouds, the only visible sign of unrest from Mayon Volcano is an eerie glow from its crater as seen from the Binitayan-Kilicao bridge in Daraga town, ...

Call to change educational practices to allow future generations to tackle climate change

January 15, 2018
The world's academies of science release a ‘Statement on Climate Change and Education' For the remainder of the 21st century and beyond, climate change poses an existential threat to humanity. Under ...

DOST-PHIVOLCS TO LAUNCH PHILIPPINE EARTHQUAKE MODEL ATLAS FOR DESIGNING EARTHQUAKE RESILIENT BUILDINGS

January 08, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will launch the Philippine Earthquake Model (PEM) Atlas on January 17, 2018 at the 2/F Aud ...

Academe draws up lesson plan on climate change

January 04, 2018
MANILA, Philippines — A global federation of academies of national scientists has called for a change in education practices and strategies to allow the present and future generations to understand an ...

Pagasa, Phivolcs benefit from IBM pro bono consultancy?

December 28, 2017
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) were beneficiarie ...

Tagalog news: DOST-Pagasa, binabantayan ang pagkilos ng bagyong Urduja

December 14, 2017
Kita sa larawan mula sa video ng DOST-Pagasa na ipinapaliwanag ni Senior Weather Specialist Chris Perez  na may epekto sa ilang bahagi ng bansa ang Hanging Amihan at ang tail end of a cold fron ...

Phivolcs: Disperse economic activities from MM to reduce quake impact

December 10, 2017
MANILA -- Too much congestion and concentration of economic activities raise Metro Manila's vulnerability to earthquakes, Science and Technology Undersecretary Renato Solidum has warned. Speakin ...

DOST Cordillera launches SAFE program to aid in climate-change adaptation

December 04, 2017
TABUK, Kalinga—In an effort to address the negative impact of climate change and implement science-based solutions to minimize its effects and ensure the viability of agricultural programs, the Depart ...

DOST Cordillera launches program on climate change adaptation

November 16, 2017
TABUK, Kalinga– In an effort to address the negative impact of climate change and implement science-based solutions to minimize its effects and ensure the viability of agricultural programs, the D ...

DOST, PH startup in deal to build disaster-resilient homes

November 09, 2017
Customized disaster-resilient homes for Filipinos have now become a possibility, although they won't be available just yet. But a fresh public-private partnership may do the trick. Dr. Carlos Prim ...

IBM to help strengthen PH's disaster management capabilities

November 02, 2017
US tech titan IBM is boosting the Philippines' disaster management capabilities, providing training to help two agencies enhance service deliveries. United States Ambassador Sung Kim (4th from left ...

Flood prone areas in N. Cotabato to receive early warning devices

October 02, 2017
KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Oct. 2 (PIA) -- Flood prone towns in North Cotabato are set to receive flood early warning devices from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Engineer Noli ...

DAP awards "Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity" to DOST-PHIVOLCS

September 07, 2017
PHIVOLCS FaultFinder App The Valley Fault System (VFS) Atlas and the PHIVOLCS FaultFinder, two of the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (D ...

DOST trains kids how they can save themselves during disasters

August 25, 2017
"Walang namamatay sa lindol (Nobody dies from earthquake)," says Jeffrey S. Perez, a geologist from Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). ...



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