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Phivolcs unveils app that maps out hazards in the Philippines

Jul 16, 2019 - 8:21 PM

HazardHunterPH gives a summary of hazards in the user's chosen location, along with an explanation and recommendation to help people better understand the findings

DEMO. People check out a demonstration of HazardHunterPH in its launch on Tuesday, July 16. Photo by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

WATCH: What can you do to prepare for disasters?

Dec 20, 2018 - 1:57 PM

There are little things you can do to prepare for disasters in the hazard-prone country that is the Philippines

Why Philippines and Indonesia are prone to natural hazards

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Just like Indonesia, the Philippines has a big earthquake looming in its future. This raises an important question: what makes the Philippines and Indonesia prone to natural hazards?

Here's how to build your own emergency kit

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:17 PM

Do you have enough supplies to last if a disaster strikes?

LIVE: Senate hearing on post-disaster resettlement programs

May 30, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Watch the hearing live on Wednesday, May 30

Brigada Eskwela pushes for better disaster preparedness in schools

May 21, 2017 - 4:34 PM

To strengthen this initiative the education department wraps up its Brigada Eskwela program with a series of seminars on disaster risk reduction management and fire and earthquake drills

REPAINT. After a year of wear and tear, the walls of Pedro P. Cruz Elementary School in Mandaluyong City is in need of a fresh coat of paint. Photo by Luigi Arce /Rappler

Why Indonesia must invest in mental health

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Indonesia must address stigma associated with mental illnesses as well as provide mental health first aid for victims of natural disasters

DEATH. Before he died, this man lived chained to a platform at Kyai Syamsul's traditional healing center in Brebes, Central Java. While there his ankles swelled and his body became emaciated. Photo from Human Rights Watch

San Juan City activates disaster volunteers

Apr 05, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Low lying parts of San Juan City particularly the barangays near the Pasig River are prone to flood during the rainy season

Image by Lou Gepuela / Rappler