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PRESS RELEASE: SAM PH ATLAS TO AID IN DESIGNING EARTHQUAKE-RESILIENT STRUCTURES

June 28, 2021
The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will launch and turnover the Spectral Acceleration Maps of the Philippines (SAM PH) Atla ...

VolcanoPh app to raise public awareness on volcano hazards for better preparedness

June 22, 2021
PRESS RELEASE VolcanoPh app provides Android users with important real-time volcano alerts and notifications. Last year, Taal volcano literally started the year with a bang. It resulted in the sus ...

PRESS RELEASE: DOST-PHIVOLCS INTRODUCES MOBILE APP FOR VOLCANO INFORMATION

June 21, 2021
QUEZON CITY – In celebration of its 69th Founding Anniversary, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will launch a new mobile app, ...

LOOKING BACK AND MOVING FORWARD: THE STORIES AND LESSONS OF THE 1991 PINATUBO VOLCANO ERUPTION

June 21, 2021
In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Pinatubo Volcano eruption, the world's second largest eruption of the 20th century, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute o ...

DOST Ilocos Region prepares for the BIG ONE!

June 17, 2021
PRESS RELEASE With the possibility of experiencing a strong earthquake like the so-called Big One, the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office I (DOST-I) takes no chances and actively pa ...

DOST XI inks MoA with LGU Tarragona to empower the community in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

May 19, 2021
PRESS RELEASE The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI, thru its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Oriental, entered into a partnership with the Municipal Local Gov ...

'Elevated unrest' recurs, condition remains 'unstable' at Taal Volcano — Phivolcs

May 13, 2021
Taal Volcano’s elevated unrest continued with the detection of 355 earthquakes and upwelling of “hot volcanic fluids” in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phiv ...

Sinacaban in Misamis Occidental heightens disaster preparedness thru DOST support

April 28, 2021
PRESS RELEASE To intensify community disaster preparedness in flood-prone areas, the Department of Science and Technology Region X (DOST-X) recently turned over a check amounting to Php 209,400 to th ...

SINACABAN, MIS. OCC. HEIGHTENS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS THRU DOST SUPPORT

April 21, 2021
To intensify community disaster preparedness in the municipality, the Department of Science and Technology Region 10 (DOST-10) turned over a check amounting to Php 209,400 to the Local Government Un ...

App to check house’s quake-resiliency now available

April 16, 2021
"How Safe Is My House?" app available for download via Google Play (screenshot) MANILA – An app to check if your house is earthquake-resilient is now downloadable for free via Google Play, the Phil ...

Right info necessary in earthquake preparedness: Solidum

March 26, 2021
  Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum Jr. MANILA – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. on Thursday said being armed with the right information help ...

InfoBit sa Senado: Volcano and Earthquake Webinar

March 26, 2021
To strengthen geologic disaster risk reduction initiatives in the Legislative Branch, the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) held ...

DOST-PHIVOLCS RELEASES SPECTRAL ACCELERATION MAPS FOR SEISMIC-RESILIENT DESIGN OF BUILDINGS

March 26, 2021
On 23 March 2021, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) conducted via Zoom a press conference dubbed as InfoSentro sa PHIVOLCS to ...

New PH atlas to help engineers build structures that could resist Intensity VIII quake – Phivolcs

March 24, 2021
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on Tuesday, March 23 launched the Spectral Acceleration Maps of the Philippines (SAM PH) Atlas as it aims to provide reference to engineers, buil ...

PHIVOLCS, PCOO to hold webinar on science of earthquake scenarios

March 18, 2021
ILOCOS SUR, Mar. 17 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS), in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations ...

DOST sets up 40 lightning-detecting automated weather stations for ‘nowcast’ forecasts

March 15, 2021
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has set up a total of 40 lightning-detecting automated weather stations (AWS) all over Metro Manila and in select regional DOST-Philippine Atmospheric, ...

EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS FOR GOVERNMENT NEWS AGENCIES

March 15, 2021
In partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) conducted the  ...

Various sectors across PH join Q1 nat'l quake drill

March 12, 2021
(Photo courtesy of Office of Civil Defense) MANILA – Stakeholders from different government offices, the academe, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, and the public across ...

DOST-PHIVOLCS PARTNERS WITH TANAY LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR A DISASTER RESILIENT COMMUNITY

March 11, 2021
On 23 February 2021, the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS), in partnership with the Municipality of Tanay, Rizal inaugurated its ...

PAGASA chief urges inventors to develop simple weather app

March 04, 2021
WEATHER APP. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather app, "Payong PAGASA", available via Google Play, is currently being upgraded. PAGASA admini ...

Phivolcs records more quakes at Taal Volcano as activity remains ‘abnormal’

February 28, 2021
This photo shows Philippine Coast Guard personnel assisting residents near the Taal Volcano Island in evacuation after increased seismic activity from the volcano (Release/Philippine Coast Guard) M ...

100th strong motion station up in Tanay

February 24, 2021
STRONG MOTION STATION. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum, Jr. says the station can record very large ground motion during high magnitude earthquake events. The data can be used by engineers to guide ...

Kanlaon, Taal volcanic tremors continue in past 24 hours

February 23, 2021
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has recorded 14 volcanic earthquakes in Mt. Kanlaon during its 24-hour monitoring from Sunday, Feb. 21 to Monday, Feb. 22. (PHIVOLC ...

PRESS RELEASE: DOST-PHIVOLCS ESTABLISHES ITS 100th STRONG MOTION STATION

February 23, 2021
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) continues to expand its Philippine Strong Motion Network (PSMNet) and, in partnership with ...

NDRRMC meets as Full Council, approves Dam Safety Committees, NDRRMTI and PDNA results for TY QUINTA, ROLLY, ULYSSES

February 22, 2021
Full Council meeting. (OCD) QUEZON CITY, Feb. 19 -- Led by National Defense Secretary Delfin N Lorenzana, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council convened its First Full Council ...

PH businesses urged to build quake-resilient infra

February 15, 2021
  QUAKE RESILIENCE. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum Jr. urges on Thursday (Feb. 11, 2021) businesses in the country to be prepared for disaster ...

Fret not, Mt. Makiling is not about to erupt

February 12, 2021
A mysterious steam coming from Mt. Makiling in Laguna is not an indication that it is about to erupt. (FACEBOOK/ MANILA BULLETIN) Los Baños Mayor Tony Kalaw on Thursday visited the Lakewood Subdiv ...

PRESS RELEASE: DOST-PHIVOLCS LAUNCHES HAZARDHUNTERPH MOBILE v2.0 FOR ANDROID

February 11, 2021
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) launches HazardHunterPH Mobile v2.0 for Android OS (Figure 1). For Android users, the a ...

Magnitude 6.3 Christmas Quake Hits Batangas, No Tsunami — DOST

December 28, 2020
DOST Undersecretary Dr. Renato U. Solidum, Jr. reminds Filipinos of the importance of being ready for the projected “Big One” earthquake, the subject of the DOST’s series of earthquake drills. He ad ...

IBM Empowers Youth to Build Web Solutions for Disaster Resiliency

December 23, 2020
American tech titan announces a twelve-week SkillsBuild Innovation Camp in partnership with Asia Pacific College SkillsBuild to help further digital skills for APC students, provide hands-on project ...



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