By Senator Loren Legarda—UN Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction-Climate Change Adaptation
There is a long history of cooperation and selflessness in the face of crisis and disasters. “Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), Tropical Storm “Ondoy” (Ketsana), Tropical Depression “Pepeng” (Tarma), Typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha), just to name a few, brought massive destruction and death, and yet these times of crisis also brought out the best in people in the many ways they tried to ease the suffering.
By Frances Mangosing
What happens if a 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Metro Manila? In a scenario conceived by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, there will be chaos.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Only a day after saying that Vice President Jejomar Binay was free to leave his administration, President Benigno Aquino III placed Binay on top of the streamlined bureaucratic process to speed up the building of permanent housing for victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).
By TJ Burgonio
Volcanologists are now bracing for the eruption of Mayon Volcano after fresh lava cascaded down its slope.
By Michael B. Jaucian
The provincial government of Albay is completing more than 300 toilet facilities in shelters for residents moved out of Mayon’s way so the evacuees would have no reason to return to their homes that are inside danger zones around the volcano.