The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council declares Red Alert status after a strong earthquake hits Davao Occidental
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The first Balikatan exercises under Duterte will focus on humanitarian assistance and disaster response and counter-terrorism
President Rodrigo Duterte earlier signed the agreement despite his misgivings
Local officials, with the help of non-governmental organizations, turn Marabut town's biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster
Rescuers are still searching for two more missing persons in Carmen, where 73 houses were washed out due to nonstop rains
DSWD field offices are on standby to extend assistance to affected local government units
(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising
A day after Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo visited Tingloy town in Batangas, relief goods start to come in as promised
The earthquake swarm that hit Batangas in April 2017 damaged the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, one of the province’s oldest churches.
'We will immediately deliver water and additional food packs even on Holy Thursday,' says Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo
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Director Renato Solidum Jr of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology corrects the false reports circulating online
The strong tremors in Batangas leave more than a thousand families displaced
'I have personally ordered that relief operations be undertaken immediately to restore normalcy to the affected areas as soon as possible,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Food, water, blankets, and tents are provided for the residents affected by the twin earthquakes
The PRC says it has sent out tents and generator sets to its chapter in Batangas
(UPDATED) DOST Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr, concurrent Phivolcs director, urges the public 'to stay calm and review their preparedness and response plans'
On its 70th founding anniversary, the PRC launches its first disaster response ship in the Philippines. From April 1-15, 2017, help name that vessel
NDRRMC launches the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill in Cebu City
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
Two enormous barges are positioned on either side of the 6,825-ton ship and air bags are inserted for the salvage effort, which is being led by a Chinese consortium
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Numerous lawsuits have been filed in relation to various aspects of the disaster, but Friday's ruling marks the first verdict in a group lawsuit by evacuees seeking compensation from both the government and TEPCO over the catastrophe
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.
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Renato Solidum Jr will continue to head the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology as officer-in-charge, says Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña
Civil defense offices will rehearse the relaying of tsunami warnings for large quakes off the coasts of Chile and Peru, Colombia and Ecuador, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu
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
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President Rodrigo Duterte, during his visit to Surigao City, also tells residents they will be given livelihood programs and housing
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to meet with local officials and to personally check on the people affected by the earthquake on Sunday, February 12
(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'
Pia Wurtzbach's recent visit to an indigenous community in Palawan showcases the success of a rehabilitation project after Yolanda
Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says her department is working on a 'faster and more efficient system' to process disaster relief donations
'We have invested heavily' on human resources, says NOAH head Mahar Lagmay; 'Our intention is to maintain these disaster scientists'
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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
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
The Commission on Audit releases its first-ever report on how funds for disaster risk reduction and management were used by national and local officials
'They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies,' an NGO says
The tail-end of a cold front triggers more floods in parts of Mindanao