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Dagupan City identifies evacuation buildings for tsunamis, surges

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In case of a tsunami or storm surge, residents of this coastal city in Pangasinan province will no longer have to crowd public school buildings and other usual evacuation sites.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Manila’s wish list: More rescue tools

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The Manila City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) said the city needs to buy more lifesaving equipment and tools to ensure that rescuers would be able to function and save more lives during calamities.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila ‘a big challenge’ in disasters, says UN exec

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A UN official has described Manila as “a big challenge” when it comes to handling natural disasters, because of the “scale and multitude of risks facing it.” LEO M. SABANGAN II

A UN official has described Manila as “a big challenge” when it comes to handling natural disasters, because of the “scale and multitude of risks facing it.”

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DOST, UP to fly plane over ARMM to survey areas at high risk to disasters

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will fly a plane over the ARMM to survey the region for hazard preparedness and to determine which areas are at risk of bearing the worst effects of disasters.

Posted: May 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

More powerful disaster management agency proposed

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Senate President Franklin Drilon. PRIB FILE PHOTO

Proposals to create a more powerful body to replace the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) are gaining support in the Senate.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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