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Palawan’s hazard-prone towns identified

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM

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

Palawan’s hazard-prone towns identified

#MMShakeDrill: What to do during a terror attack

Jul 16, 2017 - 2:20 PM

What happens when terrorists take advantage of a city devastated by a calamity?

#MMShakeDrill: What to do during a terror attack

Muntinlupa #MMShakeDrill tests community and private sector response

Jul 15, 2017 - 6:17 PM

'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

Muntinlupa #MMShakeDrill tests community and private sector response

#MMShakeDrill trends, racks up over 3.8 billion impressions

Jul 14, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The impressions count indicates widespread engagement and interest in the disaster preparedness exercise

#MMShakeDrill trends, racks up over 3.8 billion impressions

LGUs, private companies participate in the 3rd #MMShakeDrill

Jul 14, 2017 - 6:21 PM

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

LGUs, private companies participate in the 3rd #MMShakeDrill

MMDA: Expect public inconvenience during 4-day #MMShakeDrill

Jul 14, 2017 - 3:58 PM

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

MMDA: Expect public inconvenience during 4-day #MMShakeDrill

LIVE: Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Dubbed #MMShakeDrill online, the 3rd earthquake preparedness exercise across Metro Manila and nearby provinces, begins at 4pm, Friday, July 14

LIVE: Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017

DBM to release P5 billion for Marawi rehab in 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:52 PM

The Department of Budget and Management says funds for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City will be released following a multi-year scheme

DBM to release P5 billion for Marawi rehab in 2017

What to expect at the #MMShakeDrill 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 10:10 AM

Here's a list of the activities that Metro Manila local governments have prepared for this year's earthquake drill

What to expect at the #MMShakeDrill 2017

#FridayFeels: Miss Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:30 AM

If asked about disaster preparedness, would you give an answer worthy of the crown or a response that would induce a facepalm?

#FridayFeels: Miss Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

Ormoc City eyes relocation of 1,500 families in quake-hit villages

Jul 13, 2017 - 6:44 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte makes a quick visit to Ormoc City to meet with local officials and distribute cash assistance to quake victims

Ormoc City eyes relocation of 1,500 families in quake-hit villages

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?

How you can participate in the #MMShakeDrill

Jul 11, 2017 - 4:37 PM

Here's a list of reminders on participating in the #MMShakeDrill on July 14 to 17

How you can participate in the #MMShakeDrill

DSWD gives P3.2M worth of aid to Leyte earthquake survivors

Jul 09, 2017 - 6:30 PM

A total of 1,837 families or 9,185 persons living in Leyte are displaced by the earthquake

DSWD gives P3.2M worth of aid to Leyte earthquake survivors

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:49 AM

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

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Must-watch videos from this week

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Jul 09, 2017 - 8:35 AM

DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels

Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Phivolcs finds ground rupture in quake-hit Leyte

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:36 AM

The magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Leyte is generated by the movement of the Leyte Segment of the Philippine Fault

Phivolcs finds ground rupture in quake-hit Leyte

Teach people to rebuild homes after disasters, advocate says

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:51 PM

Liter of Light founder Illac Diaz says teaching people to rebuild their homes can make it cheaper to reconstruct towns and cities

Teach people to rebuild homes after disasters, advocate says

Disaster imagination: 3 steps toward disaster preparedness

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:30 PM

'We need [imagination] for disaster preparedness,' Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr says at the Agos Summit

Disaster imagination: 3 steps toward disaster preparedness

Gordon likens preparing for disasters to ‘symphony orchestra’

Jul 08, 2017 - 4:42 PM

Senator Richard Gordon, Philippine Red Cross chairman, says effective disaster preparedness requires meticulous planning, a wide arsenal of equipment and vehicles, and committed volunteers

Gordon likens preparing for disasters to ‘symphony orchestra’

Legarda shares 9 ways to reduce disaster risks, impact on lives

Jul 08, 2017 - 1:52 PM

'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

Legarda shares 9 ways to reduce disaster risks, impact on lives

How to prepare when disaster and emergency strike

Jul 08, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Migel Estoque, communications manager of PDRF, urges proactive effort in order to build a culture of resiliency

How to prepare when disaster and emergency strike

IN PHOTOS: Leyte quake aftermath

Jul 08, 2017 - 12:25 PM

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

IN PHOTOS: Leyte quake aftermath

What is Agos?

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Agos uses technology for disaster preparedness and to save lives during natural disasters

What is Agos?

LIVE: Day 2 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 08, 2017 - 8:43 AM

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.

LIVE: Day 2 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Pet dogs can be trained for search and rescue operations – MMDA

Jul 07, 2017 - 9:25 PM

At the Agos Summit, MMDA's Ramon Santiago calls on the public to volunteer their dogs for K9 search and rescue training

Pet dogs can be trained for search and rescue operations – MMDA

#ZeroCasualty trends nationwide during 2-day Agos Summit

Jul 07, 2017 - 8:56 PM

(UPDATED) Twitter users join the discussion on disaster preparedness during the first-ever Agos Summit, generating over 800 million impressions

#ZeroCasualty trends nationwide during 2-day Agos Summit

Metro Manila should learn from Leyte earthquake – Phivolcs

Jul 07, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Phivolcs geologist Charmaine Villamin says that the strength of 'the Big One' will not be far in magnitude from the earthquake that hit Leyte

Metro Manila should learn from Leyte earthquake – Phivolcs

What's the role of vulnerable sectors in disaster preparedness?

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:57 PM

Panelists of the first-ever Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness talk about what makes certain sectors of Philippine society highly vulnerable to climate change

What's the role of vulnerable sectors in disaster preparedness?

Teleseryes, social media, and other platforms for disaster preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:47 PM

'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

Teleseryes, social media, and other platforms for disaster preparedness

LIVE: Day 1 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 8:32 AM

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.

LIVE: Day 1 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Catch these speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:40 AM

Learn from champions, experts, and practitioners of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation at the Agos Summit this Friday and Saturday

Catch these speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

What to expect at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 06, 2017 - 4:10 AM

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!

What to expect at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

FAQs: What is the #MMShakeDrill 2017?

Jul 03, 2017 - 3:03 PM

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'

FAQs: What is the #MMShakeDrill 2017?

Prepared for the Big One: MMDA, Agos partner for #MMShakeDrill 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:06 PM

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

Prepared for the Big One: MMDA, Agos partner for #MMShakeDrill 2017

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:35 AM

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.

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

WATCH: UP Resilience Institute is Project NOAH's new home

Jun 23, 2017 - 6:45 PM

A few days before the country observes the National Disaster Consciousness Month in July, the University of the Philippines officially relaunches Project NOAH

WATCH: UP Resilience Institute is Project NOAH's new home

Missing Korean hiker found alive after 11 days

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:23 AM

A Barlig town local finds Choi Sungkyu, 56, in a thickly forested area in Latang village, Mountain Province

Missing Korean hiker found alive after 11 days

College students affected by Yolanda to get P5,000-educational aid

Jun 20, 2017 - 4:58 PM

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

College students affected by Yolanda to get P5,000-educational aid

Disaster risk reduction community to gather for Agos Summit

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:01 AM

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.

Disaster risk reduction community to gather for Agos Summit

VSU turns over flood hazard, resource maps to Eastern Visayas towns

Jun 11, 2017 - 9:14 AM

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

VSU turns over flood hazard, resource maps to Eastern Visayas towns

NDRRMC cites outstanding work in disaster management

Jun 10, 2017 - 5:57 PM

The NDRRMC awards several local government units and private groups for their outstanding efforts in disaster management and humanitarian response

NDRRMC cites outstanding work in disaster management

Venus Raj earns her master's degree from UP

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:09 PM

The former beauty queen graduates with a masters degree in community development

Venus Raj earns her master's degree from UP

NDRRMC to honor outstanding efforts in disaster management

May 30, 2017 - 9:45 PM

A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony

NDRRMC to honor outstanding efforts in disaster management

Floods, landslides kill at least 92 in Sri Lanka

May 26, 2017 - 10:12 PM

(UPDATED) Officials say another 110 people remain missing

Floods, landslides kill at least 92 in Sri Lanka

Last message to South Korea ferry victim: 'Have you been rescued?'

May 26, 2017 - 4:43 PM

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

Last message to South Korea ferry victim: 'Have you been rescued?'

Dead student from sunken South Korea ferry identified

May 25, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Cho Eun-Hwa, a 17-year-old girl from Danwon High School, is named by the maritime ministry in a statement

Dead student from sunken South Korea ferry identified

Kapitan Alerto teaches Cordillera kids to be ready for school and disasters

May 25, 2017 - 12:53 PM

The Office of Civil Defense - Cordillera Administrative Region makes learning about disaster preparedness fun and engaging through its disaster preparedness super hero

Kapitan Alerto teaches Cordillera kids to be ready for school and disasters

UP Resilience Institute to integrate Project NOAH as information hub

May 22, 2017 - 8:04 PM

The UP NOAH Center under the UP-RI will offer reports for cities and municipalities to help them manage their ecological vulnerabilities

UP Resilience Institute to integrate Project NOAH as information hub