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Midnight killer: The 1976 Moro Gulf tsunami

Aug 17, 2015 - 7:34 PM

Almost 4 decades ago the most devastating tsunami in the history of the Philippines hit the Moro Gulf region and killed around 8 000 people But it also prompted a change in the country s disaster preparedness system Learn why

Teaching kids to keep their schools safe

Dec 18, 2014 - 6:39 PM

A program teaches students on how to check if their schools are safe from natural hazards and how to better prepare for disasters

NDRRMC: Too many cooks spoil the broth

Nov 30, 2013 - 10:46 PM

The law creating the NDRRMC may have its innovations but it fails Yolanda s horrific test

Philippine laws and decrees on disaster management and risk reduction

Nov 16, 2013 - 10:55 PM

Laws on disaster risk reduction and management in the Philippines

Lessons from Guinsaugon

Apr 20, 2011 - 8:36 PM

A national land use code can help prevent tragedies such as the one that visited the village of Guinsaugon in 2006