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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Martin Sack appointed to state appellate court benchexpansion would be more than $1 million, Golle said. Reynolds, Smith and Hills
50 years ago: Martin Sack appointed to state appellate court bench
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
expansion would be more than $1 million, Golle said. Reynolds, Smith and Hills was the architect for the project. � The Office of Civil Defense approved a $47,000 grant for Jacksonville to develop a community plan for shelter protection against... Read more
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Rappler
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino IIIGinsaugon, Saint Bernard town in Leyte, years after the 2006 landslide that bur
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
Ginsaugon, Saint Bernard town in Leyte, years after the 2006 landslide that buried an entire village. He got riled when an Office of Civil Defense (OCD) official prefaced every sentence with, “We hope, we believe, we think, we assume.” The official... Read more
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Rappler
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership missionUS and Philippine troops as they will learn from each other in terms of disaste
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership mission
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
US and Philippine troops as they will learn from each other in terms of disaster response. Bernardo “Raffy” Alejandro, Office of Civil Defense regional director, said the medical mission component of the Pacific Partnership will benefit as much... Read more
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Rappler
Alexander Pama: Learning the lessons from managing disastersis the outgoing Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and
Alexander Pama: Learning the lessons from managing disasters
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
is the outgoing Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and administrator of the Office of Civil Defense. He was appointed in 2014. Pama, a retired Navy vice admiral, took over the country's defacto... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
More private sector involvement needed; Bulacan most critical spot for ‘7.2’ tremorgroups from the Cities of San Fernando, Cabanatuan, Zambales, Olongapo, Bulacan
More private sector involvement needed; Bulacan most critical spot for ‘7.2’ tremor
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
groups from the Cities of San Fernando, Cabanatuan, Zambales, Olongapo, Bulacan Rescue, and the Philippine Red Cross. Office of Civil Defense Region 3 (OCD-3) Director Josefina Timoteo and Chief Superintendent Aaron N. Aquino, Police Regional... Read more
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Sun Star
Ground movements in Talaingod may trigger landslideszone (ITCZ) affecting Davao del Norte. Over 150 households are monitored living
Ground movements in Talaingod may trigger landslides
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
zone (ITCZ) affecting Davao del Norte. Over 150 households are monitored living in the Upper and Lower Mesolong. Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-Davao director Liza Mazo, in a phone interview with Sun.Star Davao on Thursday afternoon, said... Read more
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Rappler
#Pagyanig: Laguna takes part in nationwide earthquake drilldrill to show solidarity in disaster response. The National Disaster Risk Redu
#Pagyanig: Laguna takes part in nationwide earthquake drill
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
drill to show solidarity in disaster response. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) conducted the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill to test the preparedness plans and... Read more
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Rappler
Humanitarian agencies participate in #Pagyanigas #Pagyanig on social media, the drill, organized by the National Disaster Ris
Humanitarian agencies participate in #Pagyanig
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
as #Pagyanig on social media, the drill, organized by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Center (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD), aims to ensure community preparedness in the event of a major earthquake. The scenario showed... Read more
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Rappler
Evaluators score Cagayan Valley quake drill participants ‘not ready’of the “not ready” score of the participants. The National Disaster Risk Reduc
Evaluators score Cagayan Valley quake drill participants ‘not ready’
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
of the “not ready” score of the participants. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) conducted the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill to test the preparedness plans and... Read more
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Rappler
'#MMShakeDrill is almost real'also took place on the same day as the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill,
'#MMShakeDrill is almost real'
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
also took place on the same day as the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill, dubbed online as #Pagyanig, initiated by the Office of Civil Defense, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, and partner organizations. Volunteer... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lost in the drillbeen separated from her classmates and teacher during the Nationwide Earthquake
Lost in the drill
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
been separated from her classmates and teacher during the Nationwide Earthquake Drill yesterday, Wednesday, June 22. The Office of Civil Defense had recommended that the school go through another earthquake drill after it had failed to observe... Read more
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Rappler
#MMShakeDrill, #Pagyanig rack up over 4 billion impressions on Twitterpeaked past 9:00 am, Wednesday, shortly after the National Disaster Risk Reduct
#MMShakeDrill, #Pagyanig rack up over 4 billion impressions on Twitter
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
peaked past 9:00 am, Wednesday, shortly after the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) kicked off the nationwide earthquake drill. Representatives from ASEAN countries also observed... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Earthquake, tsunami contingency planning set for Zambo barangayssaid the two-day activity will be facilitated by the Philippine Institute of Vo
Earthquake, tsunami contingency planning set for Zambo barangays
Zamboanga Today / Posted 7 days ago
said the two-day activity will be facilitated by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in partnership with his office. “This... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nationwide shake drill on June 22 to be more ‘realistic’NORTHERN LUZON The nationwide simultaneous earthquake this year will not have
Nationwide shake drill on June 22 to be more ‘realistic’
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
NORTHERN LUZON The nationwide simultaneous earthquake this year will not have prepositioned assets for the first time, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) revealed on Thursday. “One of the highlights is the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalappreciate what Enojo considered as a �very explosive� evidence wherein the Dep
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
appreciate what Enojo considered as a �very explosive� evidence wherein the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Office of Civil Defense in Region 7 have identified the provincial government as the competent agency to implement the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mt. Bulusan belches ash over 19 villagesout a two-kilometer high plume that covered 19 villages with thin layers of ash
Mt. Bulusan belches ash over 19 villages
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
out a two-kilometer high plume that covered 19 villages with thin layers of ash, affecting some 18,575 residents, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Bicol said. The cloud drifted toward the northwest, and were felt in the towns of Juban and... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon erupts, spews 2,000-meter ash plumeeruption, which happens when magma heats ground or surface water) was confirmed
Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon erupts, spews 2,000-meter ash plume
Coconuts Manila / Posted 18 days ago
eruption, which happens when magma heats ground or surface water) was confirmed by Raffy Alejandro, director of the Office of Civil Defense in the Bicol Region. It lasted for five minutes," reports ABS-CBN News. As indicated in the eruption... Read more
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Rappler
#DRRMforKids: 'Kapitan Alerto' leads the wayKAPITAN ALERTO. Teaching preparedness to children is his mission. Photo by Offi
#DRRMforKids: 'Kapitan Alerto' leads the way
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
KAPITAN ALERTO. Teaching preparedness to children is his mission. Photo by Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera MANILA, Philippines - Do children know what to do in case of disasters? Kapitan Alerto, advocate of the Office of Civil Defense -... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Storm spotter sees 'black cloud' from Burnett's Mounda tornado until it was destroying homes and kicking up debris. Meinholdt radio
Storm spotter sees 'black cloud' from Burnett's Mound
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
a tornado until it was destroying homes and kicking up debris. Meinholdt radioed the dispatcher at the Shawnee County Office of Civil Defense as he watched the twister fill the sky and rain began to fall. “My last transmission was, ‘If it... Read more
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Rappler
#Pagyanig: Gov't gears up for 2nd nationwide quake drill on June 22plans and readiness of local government units, the National Disaster Risk Reduc
#Pagyanig: Gov't gears up for 2nd nationwide quake drill on June 22
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
plans and readiness of local government units, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) will conduct a nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Dubbed as... Read more
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Rappler
FAQs: What's the #MMShakeDrill and how can you participate?Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) and managed by the Metropolitan
FAQs: What's the #MMShakeDrill and how can you participate?
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) and managed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), and other agencies and stakeholders. When will it happen, and how do we know it is... Read more

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