Barangay West Crame in San Juan City holds a community-wide fire drill to test the neighborhood's response to future disasters
Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda, the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster
(UPDATED) On March 24, 1996, the Philippines saw one of the biggest mining disasters in Philippine history, which led to a drastic change in the country's mining policy
All the 56 barangay captains and department heads of Laoang town participate in the training conducted by MovePH
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, only about P5.8 billion is left of the NDRRMC fund, which is not enough to fund recovery needs
At the end of March, PRC will conduct an earthquake simulation involving PRC chapters in cities that lie near the West Valley Fault.
'We need to view Batanes in a different light: less glossy than in travel magazines yet less desperate than in weather reports; a real place where people affected by climate change live'
For remote communities in Batanes, weathering typhoons is nothing new, but climate change threatens to uproot their homes and destroy their livelihoods. Watch this 360 video on how communities in Itbayat are facing their new normal.
Project NOAH 'has literally been a lifesaver for millions of Filipinos threatened by natural disasters like floods, landslides, and storm surges....UP is happy to welcome it into its fold,' says UP president Danilo Concepcion
Experts say that aftershocks are still possible weeks, even months, after a major earthquake. How can we prepare for them?
More than 40 experts from around the world will meet in Manila to share their knowledge and expertise on keeping heritage structures less vulnerable to disasters
State weather bureau PAGASA says that if the negative temperature was indeed true, then Atok and nearby municipalities should have experienced snow
State weather bureau PAGASA says it has received criticism on the agency's credibility, resulting to resentment and demoralization among the employees
The DSWD is accepting cash donations which will be used to buy water for quake victims in Surigao de Norte
Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum discusses the science behind the February 10 tremor and how the affected communities should deal with the disaster
The public can send reports and photos via social media using #SchoolPatrolPH
Aftershocks are expected to last until the month of March, following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that hit Surigao
(UPDATED) The lead agency for disaster response will conduct round-the-clock monitoring of the situation in areas affected by the magnitude 6.7 quake that hit Mindanao
This Office of Civil Defense describes the earthquake damage in Surigao as ‘extensive and widespread'
Affected passengers may be accommodated via mounted Cebu-Butuan-Cebu flights. They may also avail of several options without penalties.
'I heard screams, shouts, loud coughs, loud questions, loud weeps, and continuous sounds of fear from everyone. Kinakain na ng usok ang mga nasa hagdan pababa,' recounts Ariel Jerome Seroma
Pia Wurtzbach's recent visit to an indigenous community in Palawan showcases the success of a rehabilitation project after Yolanda
Robinson's Place and Gaisano Mall in Iloilo City have already switched to solar energy to contribute to cutting carbon emissions
The country's flagship disaster prevention and mitigation program aids Filipinos during times of calamity. Here's what you need to know.
Project NOAH 'has reached its completion and project ending date.... New project proposals are welcome if there is a new study to be made,' the science department says
Project NOAH has averted at least '13 disasters' since it was introduced in 2012
Contact Oro Rescue at 0917555924 or Cagayan de Oro city disaster management office hotline at (088) 8574144 for calls for help
Here's a list of emergency hotlines affected residents can call or text
Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno urges residents in the eastern part of the city, particularly those who live near creeks, to seek temporary refuge in evacuation centers
This is in compliance with the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act
Contact the following emergency hotlines for urgent medical needs and other critical reports
'We need to continue working to make sure our communities are resilient', the reigning Miss Universe tells an indigenous community in Palawan
'They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies,' an NGO says
Netizens from the area have been posting photos and updates on the need for evacuation and relief goods in the area before signal went down
The state weather bureau issued several rainfall advisories starting Sunday, but the warning of 'serious flooding' was made only at 6:30 pm, Monday
The provision of dignity kits is part of the DSWD's efforts to provide immediate assistance to more than 13,000 families affected by torrential rains in the Visayas and Mindanao
'On behalf of Cagayan de Oro, I issue this urgent appeal. The city needs every assistance that our people can give,' says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III
Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas or schools where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, January 18, due to rains and floods in the Visayas and Mindanao
(UPDATED) Around 963 families or 4,536 persons are displaced in Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao, all of which are staying in 28 evacuation centers
A professor makes an appeal on social media for people to donate food and other needs of those affected by the floods in Cagayan de Oro
Here's a list of emergency hotlines you can call or text if you are in Cagayan de Oro and you need help
Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes and work have been suspended for Tuesday, January 17, due to rains and floods in the Visayas and Mindanao
(UPDATED) On January 16, Cagayan de Oro orders forced evacuation of residents in areas that are prone to flooding
If Congress approves, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) will be replaced by an independent agency called the Civil Defense Authority (CDA)
(UPDATED) Around 22,879 people are displaced in Caraga in the northeastern part of Mindanao
The NGCP says that the loss of power in areas hit by the tropical depression may be caused by its affected transmission facilities or distribution facilities of local distribution utilities or electric cooperatives
Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes and work have been suspended for Monday, January 9
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board tells transport operators to attend to the needs of affected passengers
These are the minimum critical activities that LGUs under Charlie or Red alert should be doing in affected areas
There are at least 976,704 families or 4,883,546 people who are exposed to areas that are highly to very highly susceptible to landslide or flooding, the DSWD says