Typhoon Ondoy news and updates

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How an entrepreneur turned a 'public enemy' into a money-making resource

Jul 30, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The water hyacinth considered a public enemy for clogging waterways and causing severe flooding is now being transformed into useful products by a Laguna community thanks to a Los Baños entrepreneur

UP disaster scientist wins top European geosciences award

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:09 PM

UPDATED Europe’s premier geosciences union recognizes Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay for his outstanding work on volcanic hazards earthquakes typhoons landslides and floods

When it rains

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The rain ceased being romantic and wind chimes in turn fluttered an angry battlecry I cannot sit here and wait

Relocatees start all over after hit twice by typhoons

Aug 09, 2014 - 8:32 PM

The wind started to blow hard at 11 pm everyone was completely scared We could hear people calling for help but it was hard to help them because of the blackout

After Ondoy: Hope for the Upper Marikina Watershed

Jul 06, 2014 - 9:17 AM

Years after deforestation in the watershed contributed to Ondoy floods the trees are making a comeback

FOREST GUARDIANS. Tess Argota (foreground) and a village volunteer look at a growing seedling in a reforestation site in Calawis, Antipolo in the Upper Marikina Watershed. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Pasig City: Learning from Ondoy, ready for the rain

Jun 18, 2014 - 6:43 PM

Pasig City is a recognized leader in urban disaster preparedness But the city was not always this prepared Rappler takes a look at what makes this City resilient

Wanted: ‘Build Back Better’ agency

Feb 26, 2014 - 12:33 PM

It s time to rethink the role of the NDRRMC and create a dedicated disaster management agency

NEED FOR RECOVERY. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Failed relocation in 'Bayan ni Juan'

Nov 23, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Residents are so impoverished sex for food prostitution exists in the community

Yolanda 5th major global storm to hit PH since 2007

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:25 AM

Of 13 major storms worldwide since 2007 5 made landfall in the Philippines

Hopefully, no more flooding in the metro

Apr 03, 2013 - 10:35 PM

Water pumping stations due for rehabilitation after the elections have been in operation for an average of 34 years

A year after Sendong: Lessons from the past

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:15 PM

During disasters preparedness is the best defense against loss of lives

Last year’s calamities eat into 2010 funds

Jul 24, 2010 - 12:00 AM

DBM said the damage caused by Typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng has depleted the national calamity fund for 2010