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There are little things you can do to prepare for disasters in the hazard-prone country that is the Philippines
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?
In the event of a disaster, communities should 'act as one,' says Ishmael Narag of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
To many, what took place in Indonesia serves as a reminder for the Philippines to ensure that preparations for such disasters are continuously being implemented and improved
In Marikina, resiliency is defined as a partnership between the city government and the community. Check out how this is done in Markina City.
Residents of Barangay Amguid in Candon, Ilocos Sur, move in unison when they are asked to evacuate following a landslide caused by monsoon rains
MovePH is looking for Agos volunteers who will help gather critical information in times of disasters
Some P872 million in standby funds are also available
How do we create resilient communities? Join our discussion on August 22.
Malabon City is banking on volunteerism and modern technology to respond to calamities
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says the new House panel aims to create the Department of Disaster Management, a priority of President Rodrigo Duterte
Every city and municipality should be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed when dealing with earthquakes and other major disasters
(UPDATED) Ever wondered why you get multiple alerts in a day or why they're sometimes delayed? Here's why.
The fourth #MMShakeDrill ends with an 85/100 rating from MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia and with many lessons learned for improvement
With such a herculean task of keeping the drill under wraps, how did the #MMShakeDrill fare in pulling off its grand surprise?
The MMDA's earthquake drill to prepare for 'The Big One' occurs at 1pm, one hour after a text blast is sent to get people ready for the exercise
(UPDATED) 'Do not panic? Eh mas nagpanic pa ako doon sa alarm sound, muntik ko pa itapon phone ko,' says one irate netizen
Program proves senior citizens deserve bigger roles in preparing for disasters
If a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits your local community, is it ready for the worst-case scenario?
Do you have enough supplies to last if a disaster strikes?
How are your families preparing for a major disaster?
How has NOAH or the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards changed since the project moved to the University of the Philippines?
Dr Maja-Leah V. Ravago says that based on their study, local officials tend to invest in short term disaster risk management measures that can be credited to their administration
One of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, the Philippines is exposed to several natural hazards such as floods, storm surge, landslides, and earthquakes
The #BidaAngHanda campaign aims to educate Filipinos about how they should prepare for earthquakes and other hazards
MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz talks with Phivolcs chief Renato Soldum Jr about the threat of a 'hazardous eruption' from one of the 6 most active volcanoes in the Philippines
Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara orders evacuation of families living in areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding
Here are some critical preparedness actions that local governments should be taking hours before the typhoon hits land
The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.
'We have made all the necessary preparations to minimize the impact of typhoon Vinta to lives and properties'
When Pagasa gives yellow advisory, it means that residents in affected areas should continue monitoring their weather condition. Flooding for low-lying areas is possible.
Rescue equipment and relief goods are prepositioned in preparation for Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
The reminder comes as PAGASA monitors a low pressure area which could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this week
Close to 5,000 passengers are stranded in various seaports in Bicol region
Four years since Super Typhoon Yolanda barreled through Eastern Visayas, survivors continue to tell tales of their survival, share the lessons they have learned, and remember those who have perished
Those in Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao are advised to take precautionary measures amid rain from Paolo, while Palawan is affected by the low pressure area
'Fake news is already circulating every day. It is the duty of the media to see to it that fake news is not propagated'
The #BidaAngHanda, the official hashtag for the nationwide earthquake drill organized by the NDRRMC, trends nationwide
The NDRRMC calls off the disaster preparedness activity after President Rodrigo Duterte suspends government work and classes on September 21
On the same day, various activist groups are also expected to take the streets of Metro Manila to commemorate the declaration of martial law 45 years ago
Marikina City has a 3 stage alarm level system for the Marikina River with corresponding actions to be taken per level
Residents in areas likely to be affected are advised to take the necessary precautionary measures and are alerted against possible flooding and landslides
The Master of Disaster board game aims to teach kids at an early age about preparedness and response should a disaster strike
Even as Jolina exits the Luzon landmass on Saturday morning disaster managers warn affected residents of possible landslides and flash floods
The DSWD predicts that some 252 223 families will be affected of which 54 802 are poor
Bike Scouts Philippines is made up of volunteer bicycle messengers who respond to isolated areas in the aftermath of a disaster
In a time when people are increasingly exposed to the factors of disaster and climate change I believe that usable maps can help people make a difference
The head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Philippines talks to MovePH s Voltaire Tupaz on July 31 2:30pm Bookmark this page to watch the interview
The Civil Defense board game aims to teach concepts on disaster risk reduction in a fun and engaging way
According to the Provincial Climate Change Action Plan 2017 2023 an estimated 244 997 people are highly susceptible to landslides with Puerto Princesa City Roxas and Rizal having the highest population exposure