PDRF - updates

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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

PREPARE. Day 1 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 6, 2017.  Day 1 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 6, 2017.

Business community launches first-ever disaster operations center

Aug 11, 2016 - 1:57 PM

The center located in Makati will run 24 7 in times of a disaster to gather data and coordinate preparedness and response plans of PDRF’s member companies

DASHBOARD. Jerome Zayas of EMI briefs PDRF Board Members of the features of the EMOPS platform. Photo credit PDRF

#ReliefPH operations to help #LandoPH victims

Oct 18, 2015 - 8:32 AM

UPDATED MovePH Rappler s civic engagement arm is crowdsourcing ongoing relief operations for Typhoon Lando victims to show where you can help out

Rappler, PDRF partner to tap social media for disaster response

Jul 31, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Rappler and PDRF link up to improve the way information flows to members of the business community government agencies and other key players in disaster management

OCD forms emergency telecoms team to improve disaster initiatives

Jun 26, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The Rapid Emergency Telecommunications Team RETT ensures integrated communication flow from the national down to the local level and vice versa before during and after disasters

ICT IN DISASTERS. Representatives of various groups using ICT in disaster risk reduction address questions from the participants.

New classrooms, new hope for Yolanda survivors

Jun 17, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Help doesn’t need to be done with the money It can be done in many different ways

RENEWED HOPE. Students of Lipata Lamputong Elementary School will now be able to use the classrooms reconstructed through the collaboration of Embracing the World and the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation. Photo by Santosh Miyazawa

Business partners for 24/7 disaster operations center

Apr 16, 2015 - 6:00 PM

In a country beset by at least 20 typhoons a year there is growing consensus that collaboration is needed to minimize the damage caused by natural hazards

READY. Business leaders and Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle sign the commitment to make the Disaster Operations Center a reality

Wanted: Climate-proof energy sector

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:27 PM

Restoring the energy supply is an immediate necessity in a post disaster zone

charging cellphones in tacloban

School feeding programs for Filipino kids

Jan 31, 2014 - 12:29 AM

To address the issue of hunger among schoolchildren DSWD and DepEd are each allocating less than P2 000 per child for 120 days of feeding

HUNGRY STUDENTS. DSWD & DepEd are conducting school feeding programs, with hopes of ending malnutrition among students. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler