According to the Provincial Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2023, an estimated 244,997 people are highly susceptible to landslides, with Puerto Princesa City, Roxas, and Rizal having the highest population exposure
What happens when terrorists take advantage of a city devastated by a calamity?
'We should always assume that the disaster [management] office or the local [government] will not be able to respond immediately [after an earthquake],' a disaster management officer says
The impressions count indicates widespread engagement and interest in the disaster preparedness exercise
The scenarios performed by the different local government units for #MMShakeDrill seek to foster a culture of preparedness in anticipation of the movement of the West Valley Fault
The organizers of the #MMShakeDrill specifically timed the first day of the exercise on July 14, a payday Friday, based on the 'worst case scenario' simulation
Dubbed #MMShakeDrill online, the 3rd earthquake preparedness exercise across Metro Manila and nearby provinces, begins at 4pm, Friday, July 14
The Department of Budget and Management says funds for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City will be released following a multi-year scheme
Here's a list of the activities that Metro Manila local governments have prepared for this year's earthquake drill
If asked about disaster preparedness, would you give an answer worthy of the crown or a response that would induce a facepalm?
President Rodrigo Duterte makes a quick visit to Ormoc City to meet with local officials and distribute cash assistance to quake victims
Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough
Here's a list of reminders on participating in the #MMShakeDrill on July 14 to 17
A total of 1,837 families or 9,185 persons living in Leyte are displaced by the earthquake
The project aims to educate a wider range of audience in disaster preparedness and risk reduction by publishing content of relevant topics on social media
DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels
The magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Leyte is generated by the movement of the Leyte Segment of the Philippine Fault
Liter of Light founder Illac Diaz says teaching people to rebuild their homes can make it cheaper to reconstruct towns and cities
'We need [imagination] for disaster preparedness,' Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr says at the Agos Summit
Senator Richard Gordon, Philippine Red Cross chairman, says effective disaster preparedness requires meticulous planning, a wide arsenal of equipment and vehicles, and committed volunteers
'For every $1 you invest in disaster risk reduction, you actually save up to $7 of losses,' Senator Loren Legarda says during Rappler’s AGOS summit on disaster preparedness
Migel Estoque, communications manager of PDRF, urges proactive effort in order to build a culture of resiliency
Authorities are still assessing the extent of the quake damage, which can only be done once they reach the quake epicenter in the mountainous villages
Agos uses technology for disaster preparedness and to save lives during natural disasters
The second day of the Agos Summit covers a broad range of topics on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Agos eBayanihan will also be relaunched.
At the Agos Summit, MMDA's Ramon Santiago calls on the public to volunteer their dogs for K9 search and rescue training
(UPDATED) Twitter users join the discussion on disaster preparedness during the first-ever Agos Summit, generating over 800 million impressions
Phivolcs geologist Charmaine Villamin says that the strength of 'the Big One' will not be far in magnitude from the earthquake that hit Leyte
Panelists of the first-ever Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness talk about what makes certain sectors of Philippine society highly vulnerable to climate change
'If the media you're already consuming starts to address these issues, you're going to start to perk up and pay attention because role models in TV can also be role models in real life,' says Bambike founder Bryan McClelland
Day 1 of the Agos summit highlights climate action initiated by the youth and women, and LGU preparedness efforts like the #MMShakeDrill. Bookmark this page to watch the summit.
Learn from champions, experts, and practitioners of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation at the Agos Summit this Friday and Saturday
Know more about the speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness on July 7-8 at SM Aura's Samsung Hall. Register for limited free tickets today!
Learn more about the Metro Manila Shake Drill to be held from July 14 to 17, 2017 and how you can prepare for the 'Big One'
The disaster risk reduction platform Agos, powered by eBayanihan, will be used for the biggest earthquake drill in Metro Manila to be held on July 14-17
The indictments are the first – and only – criminal charges stemming from the tsunami-sparked reactor meltdowns at the plant that set off the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986.
A few days before the country observes the National Disaster Consciousness Month in July, the University of the Philippines officially relaunches Project NOAH
A Barlig town local finds Choi Sungkyu, 56, in a thickly forested area in Latang village, Mountain Province
More than 100,000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
MovePH will host the two-day Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness from July 7 to 8 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura, Taguig City. Pre-registration is now open.
After 3 years of research, VSU turns over high resolution maps and data in CDs to representatives of local government units in the 5 provinces of Region 8
The NDRRMC awards several local government units and private groups for their outstanding efforts in disaster management and humanitarian response
The former beauty queen graduates with a masters degree in community development
A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony
(UPDATED) Officials say another 110 people remain missing
The last message on the phone asked whether the person had been rescued, urging them to 'use someone else's phone and contact me' if theirs was not working
Cho Eun-Hwa, a 17-year-old girl from Danwon High School, is named by the maritime ministry in a statement
The Office of Civil Defense - Cordillera Administrative Region makes learning about disaster preparedness fun and engaging through its disaster preparedness super hero
The UP NOAH Center under the UP-RI will offer reports for cities and municipalities to help them manage their ecological vulnerabilities