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2014/10/30 23:43
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MANILA, Philippines - Advocates are calling for greater involvement of the elderly in disaster risk preparation and management. They see the elderly as one of the country’s most important resources...
2014/10/30 23:43
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2014/10/30 07:45
2014/10/30 07:45
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MANILA, Philippines – When Typhoon Ondoy hit Manila in 2009, the elderly and people with disability (PWDs) living in Tahanan ng Walang Hagdan in Rizal were trapped inside the building after...
2014/10/30 01:55
2014/10/30 01:55
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PAGADIAN CITY, Zambonga del Sur — Forty troopers from the Army’s 53rd Infantry Battalion have undergone a 20-day Disaster Response Operations Training (DROT) training in this province. Army’s 53rd...
2014/10/29 17:14
2014/10/29 17:14
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BAGUIO CITY, Benguet—The government has earmarked P28.5 billion in the 2015 proposed P2.606 trillion budget for emergency response to calamities and for rebuilding communities hit by disasters, Budget...
2014/10/29 13:56
2014/10/29 13:56
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The recent training organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) passed on to local government partners the knowhow...
2014/10/28 17:02
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MANILA, Philippines - A new working group has been formed to prepare for any Ebola threat following a meeting of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) yesterday. In a...
2014/10/22 09:37
2014/10/22 09:37
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BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/22 October) – Empowering communities, not high-tech gadgets, will make them better prepared for disasters, an official said. Liza Mazo, regional director of the Office of Civil...
2014/10/19 17:02
2014/10/19 17:02
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LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Lava flowed out from the southeast flank of Mayon Volcano yesterday, indicating a high level of unrest towards an imminent eruption as it threatens four villages within the...
2014/10/17 17:56
2014/10/17 17:56
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A series of trainings on starting and maintaining databases is seen to strengthen Western Visayas’s disaster risk reduction and management system. Information Management Working Group – 6 announced...
2014/10/17 17:15
2014/10/17 17:15
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FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City—Hundreds of responders performed manuevers based on the 1990 killer earthquake that hit the Summer Capital applying skills learned after completing an 8-day collapsed...
2014/10/12 17:02
2014/10/12 17:02
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LEGAZPI CITY – Mayon Volcano spewed thick lava yesterday morning, an event seen by state volcanologists as a prelude to a big eruption. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)...
2014/10/10 17:56
2014/10/10 17:56
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TYPHOON Ompong’s (international name Vongfong) power was felt in Panay Island, forcing schools to shut down amidst heavy rains and flooding. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical...
2014/10/10 03:55
2014/10/10 03:55
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The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of Negros Oriental, chaired by Gov. Roel Degamo, appealed yesterday to local government units in the city, town and barangay levels, to...
2014/10/09 17:36
2014/10/09 17:36
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By GMA News Online and U.S. News Agency / Asian Floods from heavy rain affected 10 villages in two towns in Maguindanao Tuesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said...
2014/10/06 10:45
2014/10/06 10:45
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WAITING. Mayon Volcano quietly releases water vapor from its crater as Albay province waits for a hazardous eruption. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – With rains pouring over...
2014/10/05 16:27
2014/10/05 16:27
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Sept. 19, 2014: Residents make their way through deep floodwaters after heavy monsoon rains spawned by Tropical Storm Fung-Wong flooded Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines. (AP) MANILA,...
2014/10/04 00:45
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ALBAY, Philippines – At the foot of Mayon Volcano, due for a dangerous eruption within weeks, women farmers are busy gathering kangkong (water spinach) growing from the fertile swathes of volcanic...
2014/10/02 21:13
2014/10/02 21:13
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Albay 100-percent ready for APEC meet in December October 3, 2014 4:29 am LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 2 — The provincial government of Albay is now 100-percent ready for the hosting of the Asia Pacific...
2014/10/02 09:45
2014/10/02 09:45
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MANILA, Philippines – Citing the “insufficiency” of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), the Philippine agency tasked to prepare for and respond to natural calamities,...
2014/09/30 11:02
2014/09/30 11:02
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MANILA, Philippines - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Tuesday signed an agreement that...
2014/10/30 23:43
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