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#ClimateActionPH: It’s time for the Philippines to get serious about climate change

Apr 29, 2016 - 12:07 PM

The country’s vulnerability to climate change is made worse by poverty its lack of knowledge and means to protect itself and its inability to cope and manage its surroundings

Hubble at 25, Google's Project Fi, Chile volcanic eruption | SciTech4u

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

That and the girl who proved Einstein right in this week s episode of SciTech4u

More corruption in PH means more deaths from disasters – study

Mar 10, 2015 - 8:22 PM

Countries with higher levels of corruption have a higher number of casualties from natural disasters a study finds

MASS BURIAL. Bodies of victims of Typhoon Haiyan are brought to the public cemetery in Basper, Tacloban City for mass burial on November 14, 2013. File photo by Jake Verzosa/Rappler

France loan offer, artificial islands, Jihadi John | The wRap

Feb 27, 2015 - 6:53 PM

France offers the Philippines a loan for disaster risk management China builds 3 artificial islands in disputed waters And who is Jihadi John?

Sulfur rain

Feb 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM

First the explosion And then matter that looked like manna from heaven but stung like shards of glass

Tacloban enforces 100% evacuation in storm surge-prone villages

Dec 06, 2014 - 7:42 PM

Government opens at least 17 evacuation centers across the city Distribution of relief goods is now faster and efficiently managed

SEEKING SHELTER. Leyte residents seek shelter in churches, schools, and evacuation centers as Typhoon Ruby approaches. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

WeatherPhilippines, LBC sign partnership for disaster risk management

May 13, 2014 - 3:36 PM

The partnership aims to complement the government’s efforts in reducing weather related disaster risks in the country

Preparing to withstand other extreme weather events

Mar 29, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Climate changes may also increase the danger of war because already scarce natural resources including drinking water will be under greater pressure

HIGHLIGHTS: Disaster recovery and resilient cities

Mar 12, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson Indonesian Senior Minister Kuntoro Mangkusubroto and former Christchurch New Zealand mayor Bob Parker discuss resilient cities

Storm Surge 101: Are you at risk? Are you prepared for it?

Mar 08, 2014 - 8:35 PM

With more than half the population living on the coast the Philippines is particularly vulnerable to storm surge

Philippine hazard maps online

Nov 15, 2013 - 2:18 PM

This page includes hazard maps produced under the READY Project and other recent efforts to map hazards in the country

Four important steps to help you prepare for disasters

Aug 29, 2013 - 6:15 AM

A quick guide for securing your family and finances before disaster strikes

Lopez-led telco says 2012 revenues may exceed target

Oct 23, 2012 - 5:46 PM

Bayan Telecommunication sees strong earnings from consumer and corporate data services