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Robredo’s New Year wish: Unity, fewer calamities, zero killings

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:52 AM

'Tingin ko hindi naging maganda iyong 2017 as far as pagkakaisa is concerned – masyadong polarized iyong mga Pilipino noong mga nakaraang buwan at nakaraang taon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

HOPE FOR 2018. Vice President Leni Robredo launches her Istorya ng Pag-Asa program at the Camarines Norte State College on December 7, 2017. File photo by OVP

#100DaysofDuterte: The change that came to DSWD

Oct 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM

What are the changes that Judy Taguiwalo has introduced to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in her first 100 days in office?

100 DAYS. DSWD Secretary introduces severa changes and new policy directions to the agency, 100 days since she assumed office.

Join the 3rd quarter #Pagyanig challenge on Sept 28

Sep 26, 2016 - 2:53 PM

The public is invited to join the Pagyanig Challenge and show how we can all be prepared for the Big One

Vanuatu reminder: Why world should take bold action on disasters

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:01 PM

President Lonsdale’s words are a wake up call for the international community the current status quo in disaster risk reduction efforts is failing the world’s most vulnerable nations and communities

AFTERMATH. Adrian Banga surveys his destroyed house in Port Villa, capital of Vanuatu, 16 March 2015. Photo by Dave Hunt Australia and New Zealand Out/EPA

After Typhoon Ruby: Life under the bridge

Jan 24, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Evelyn s family has been forced to live in a makeshift house under a bridge ever since Typhoon Ruby hit their hometown and destroyed their home

Maguindanao flooded again; state of calamity declared

Sep 05, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Some 180 000 individuals are affected by floods caused by rains since last week This is the 3rd time in recent months that the province is under state of calamity

Notable natural disasters of 2013

Dec 30, 2013 - 9:00 PM

Explore this interactive map to learn where Mother Nature s wrath struck hardest

TIMELINE: Looking back at 2012's Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)

Dec 04, 2013 - 3:06 PM

Let s look back at what happened when Typhoon Pablo Bopha hit the country in 2012 and review disaster preparation response and recovery back then

Red Cross: 1,200 feared dead in typhoon

Nov 09, 2013 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED Conservative estimate based on reports separately confirmed by national and local authorities is at 360 but the President acknowledges there will be substantially more

RETRIEVAL. Dead bodies litter the streets of Tacloban city as volunteers collect them. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig

Rules on govt work suspension out

Jan 11, 2012 - 6:04 PM

Executive Order No 66 s 2012 outlines rules on cancellation or suspension of classes and work in government offices due to inclement weather calamities