national disaster risk reduction and management center - updates

Rappler's latest stories on national disaster risk reduction and management center


Disaster responders test skills for 'The Big One'

Dec 09, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Responders evaluate if their training, skills, and equipment are up to par in case the West Valley Fault Line moves, generating a magnitude 7.2 earthquake

COLLAPSED STRUCTURE. In this scenario, responders deploy to rescue trapped individuals inside the Logistics Command building at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Photo by Lou Gepuela/Rappler

Government sets 3rd nationwide earthquake drill on Sept 21

Sep 18, 2017 - 4:26 PM

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

DRILL. In this file photo, police and civilian employees evacuate from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) headquarters as they participate in the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill in Quezon City on March 31, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Why there's #ZeroCasualty in some areas hit by Ruby

Dec 09, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Preemptive and forced evacuations done by a number of local governments lead to zero casualty a far cry from the numbers when Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the same corridor in 2013

Metro Manila LGUs: We're ready for Typhoon Ruby

Dec 07, 2014 - 12:25 AM

The monitoring teams of some Metro Manila LGUs – including Quezon City Makati City and Malabon City – go on 24 hour operations

Visayas quake death toll climbs to 213

Oct 26, 2013 - 12:18 PM

The amount of damage reaches P1 644 billion with Bohol accounting for most of the casualties the NDRRMC says

HARDEST HIT. The earthquake-stricken town of Loon in Bohol. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler