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From resilience emerges Filipino-designed app


Drawing inspiration from Filipino resilience during calamities, a team of information technology (IT) experts here has developed a mobile application that was cited in an international competition for innovations to address global disaster resilience challenges.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Allocations for calamity-related projects seen to hit P130B

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad Jr.  FILE PHOTO

The government’s appropriations for calamity-related projects alone this year and in 2014 could reach up to P130 billion, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said on Thursday.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Geothermal firm told: Rehabilitate


A multipartite monitoring team (MMT) has recommended that the Energy Development Corp. (EDC) rehabilitate the area hit by a landslide that killed 14 workers on March 1 inside its geothermal complex in Kananga town, Leyte.

Posted: March 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hopes dim for missing landslide victims


Rescuers will continue looking for nine workers buried alive in a landslide inside the geothermal complex of Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in Kananga town, Leyte, company officials said.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

19 areas under signal number 1

Source: Project Noah | 9:01 am, Feb 19, 2013

Nineteen areas were put under Signal No. 1 as tropical depression “Crising” moved closer to the southern tip of Davao del Sur Tuesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »