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DOST-IX Launches Disaster-Watch Websites

August 08, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) had recently launched two (2) websites to aid in the mitigation and reduction of risk during disasters. Developed by DOST-IV A (CALABARZON), the ...


July 19, 2017
Popular meteorologist and television personality Nathaniel Cruz or Mang Tani of GMA-7 explains the science behind weather forecasting to elementary school children, mostly from poor families and fro ...


July 17, 2017
PASAY CITY, Manila Just like in Japan where school children are taught early about disaster preparedness, the DOST also gathered up kids to talk about hazards as part of the 2017 National Science an ...

Leyte quake's strongest aftershock so far strikes

July 10, 2017
MANILA, July 10 -- A record moderate aftershock of last week's magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Leyte province struck Monday morning. The 9:41 a.m. aftershock was a magnitude 5.4 earthquake of tectonic or ...

Phivolcs geologists inspect damage along fault line in Ormoc

July 09, 2017
Phivolcs geologists pose in the basketball court in Purok Dos, Brgy. Tongonan, Ormoc on Sunday, July 9, 2017, where intense activity on the fault line during the July 6 earthquake broke the court a ...

DOST 2 installs 30 flood warning posts

July 04, 2017
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 2 is installing 30 siren warning posts all over Cagayan Valley which is targeted to be completed befor ...

The Big One

June 18, 2017
Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change explains to delegates of the 17th Conference of the Science Council of Asia the possible occ ...

DOST's Fault Finder

June 18, 2017
Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., DOST undersecretary for disaster risk reduction and climate announced the latest app developed by the DOST-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology which can deter ...

PAGASA: Southwest monsoon underway, but not yet rainy season

May 25, 2017
The rainy season would likely begin between May 28 and June 8, says state weather bureau PAGASA Satellite image as of May 24, 11:30 pm. Image courtesy of PA ...

DOST XI to conduct flood drill on may 8 in toril

May 16, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the region will be conducting a flood drill at Samuel Village, Brgy. Lizada, Toril, Davao City on May 18. The drill is part of the "Deployment of E ...

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