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Duterte inks Paris climate pact

February 28, 2017
Senator Loren Legarda, Chair, Senate Committee on Climate Change and Finance delivered her message during the Climate Vulnerable Forum. Ministers from countries forming the ...

Prepare for the Worst

February 26, 2017
As Filipinos brace for the likely possibility of "The Big One." awareness and understanding are the start. According to Solidum, "For all of us to prepare, we have to convince ourselves that we will ...

Philvolcs Confirms 'Big One' Earthquake Might Now Strike Anytime

February 22, 2017
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) confirmed that ‘big one' earthquake might now strike anytime due to irregular movements of west valley fault. Previously, Phivolcs an ...

Pagasa decries belittling of its capability to handle NOAH

February 16, 2017
MANILA, Philippines - State weathermen cried foul Tuesday over criticisms that they are not competent to handle the work of Project NOAH, a P6.4-billion project started by the previous admin ...

PHIVOLCS to public: Minimize potential hazards

January 31, 2017
PEÑABLANCA, Cagayan, Jan. 31 (PIA) - -  The director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) here urged the public to help the agency in mitigating and minimizing the ...

OCD cascades nat'l disaster response plan

January 31, 2017
PEÑABLANCA, Cagayan, Jan. 31 (PIA) - - The office of the civil defense here has conducted the first ever National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP) cascading workshop in the country participated in b ...

Q&A: Philippines making a case as disaster management hub

January 30, 2017
Copyright: Panos [MANILA] Long before climate change became a buzz word, the Asia-Pacific region had gained a reputation as a natural disaster hotspot.   Over the past 45 years, the reg ...

DOST: Project NOAH tech to be turned over to PAGASA

January 30, 2017
Ill-fated disaster risk service Project NOAH is set to be turned over to the national weather agency, according to DOST Sec. Fortunato de la Peña. In a press statement on Monday, January 30, De la Pe ...

Bicol rain forecast eases but landslide threats remain

January 16, 2017
MANILA, Jan. 16 (PNA) -- Landslide threats continue in Bicol Region even if dissipation of the low pressure area (LPA) east-northeast of Eastern Samar province's Borongan City already eased prospects ...

Education dept seeks to position educational equipment near disaster areas

January 10, 2017
MANILA, Jan. 10 (PNA) -- The Department of Education has proposed to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to allow it to enter into supply contracts for educational equipment with firms locat ...

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