By Ben O. de Vera
Although the Philippines is regularly battered by natural calamities, disaster preparedness and environmental sustainability remain low among the government’s priorities, Jose Ramon T. Villarin SJ, a climate change expert and president of Ateneo de Manila University, said on Tuesday.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Even rural folk are now more prepared for disasters with their own solar-powered weather stations.
By Maila Ager
Senators commended on Thursday the government’s “improved” preparedness during the onslaught of Typhoon “Glenda” although one said the country could still do better, especially when faced with stronger typhoons and other natural hazards.
By Tonette Orejas
In the worst of disasters, the provincial government will compel residents to move out of harm’s way.
By Niña P. Calleja
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has set up a centralized depot in Marikina City for all its emergency equipment as part of its disaster preparedness program.