The Department of Budget and Management says funds for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City will be released following a multi-year scheme
Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough
A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony
NDRRMC launches the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill in Cebu City
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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)
The council's response group extends assistance to Black Nazarene feast organizers 'to ensure the safety and well-being of the devotees'
(UPDATED) Areas in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Bicol experienced blackouts during the onslaught of Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)
Around 3,682 passengers are stranded in various ports in Bicol region as of 8AM Saturday, according to the Philippine Coast Guard
Government agencies urge the public to prepare for Tropical Storm Nina
In Cagayan and Isabela combined, 841 residential houses have been totally damaged, with another 3,705 homes partially destroyed
(UPDATED) Power failure, flash floods, evacuation, stranded passengers, are reported in the Bicol area as a result of Typhoon Karen
Authorities say preemptive evacuations are ongoing ahead of Typhoon Karen's expected landfall in the Quezon-Aurora area on Sunday, October 16
Disaster management chief Ricardo Jalad says other agencies are ready to assist in disaster response efforts to allow the military to perform its internal security operations
The public is invited to join the #Pagyanig Challenge and show how we can all be prepared for the 'Big One'
Civil defense officials warn residents of Manila and nearby provinces to expect more heavy seasonal rain over the coming days as more than 24,000 people seek refuge
At the ICT Bayanihan Summit held in Iloilo City on Thursday, July 7, local agencies share good practices and challenges in the use of information communication technology during disasters
Alexander Pama, the outgoing executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, says saving a lot of lives is his proudest legacy
A low pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao City might bring floods and landslides to parts of the country
Evaluators from the Bureau of Fire Protection say the participants did not take the earthquake drill seriously
Local governments, schools, civil society, and private businesses get involved in various scenarios – from fires and vehicular accidents to infrastructure collapse and water rescues
The Philippine DRRM Act established a disaster fund to respond to urgent needs during emergency situations.
As the May elections draw near, it's important for voters to understand how vulnerable they are, and how critical leaders, who are knowledgeable about disaster management, are.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is going on heightened alert
(2ND UPDATE) The military believes the attack was carried out by the New People's Army
Australia reaffirms its commitment to building resilience and strengthening crisis response in the Philippines
(UPDATED) The Cordillera region records the highest number of confirmed casualties so far, according to the NDRRMC
Heavy rains and widespread flooding triggered by the typhoon have forced thousands to evacuate
Government is closely monitoring Angat Dam in Bulacan and Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija
(3rd UPDATE) These provinces are Isabela, Cagayan, Quirino, and Aurora.
Social welfare and relief agencies are delivering aid to affected areas while the public works department is preparing to repair damaged infrastructure
'People listened to our warnings. They've learned their lesson from past storms'
The Department of Health dispatches a team to determine whether the death is related to Typhoon Dodong (Noul)
The typhoon is set to smash into a small cluster of coastal towns in the mountainous north of Luzon island early Sunday
(UPDATED) On Saturday, DILG Undersecretary for Local Government Austere Panadero says #DodongPH will be the official hashtag used to monitor calls for rescue and other typhoon updates from citizens
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) targets the signing of the IRR on the third week of April, two months before the rainy season starts
Most of these families are informal settlers who live 3 meters away from the bay
At least 37 provinces, 71 cities, and 676 municipalities have been warned ahead of Typhoon Chedeng's landfall, says the national disaster management body
'We have historical data that the storm surge-prone area over Aurora is Baler Bay,' says a PAGASA official
DSWD has a total of P271.74M worth of food packs and other items ready for distribution, aside from the P19.9M in standby funds for purchase emergency relief supplies
Storm signal number 1 will be raised over Bicol and Samar provinces within the next 12 hours. PAGASA warns of possible storm surges of up to 4 meters over the eastern coast of Samar, Bicol, and Aurora-Quezon.
Some sectors say schools – the go-to site every time a calamity strikes – should no longer be used as temporary evacuation centers
Local government units are mandated by the law to allot a portion of their yearly budgets to disaster mitigation, preparation and response. But what is the best way to use them?
A public hearing on the implementing rules and regulations of the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act was conducted on February 26 to discuss some issues surrounding the law
A total of 41 individuals are injured, while at least 8 people remain missing in areas affected by the typhoon
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The NDRRMC's December 27 flood advisory covers 3 regions and 14 provinces
Lacson says he will step down in February, once the post-Yolanda reconstruction and rehabilitation duties are transferred to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
(UPDATED) Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II reports that the situation in worst-hit Eastern Samar has already 'stabilized'