Anticipating that Bulacan and other neighboring provinces may also be affected by the ‘Big One’, the 2010 Oplan Metro Yakal is updated
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 18, 2015) — “Earthquakes don’t kill people. It’s poor planning and communication,” said United Nations Development Programme country director Titon Mitra during the launch of Oplan Metro Yakal PLUS on Friday, October 18.
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 14, 2015) — More than 3 years after its creation, the Department of Science and Technology’s Project Noah, the country’s leading program for disaster prevention and mitigation, introduces its new and improved website.
ZEELAND, Netherlands (Dec. 13, 2015) — Had nature been left to take its course much of the Netherlands would be a muddy swamp and the tiny coastal nation would never have risen to be the eurozone’s fifth largest economy.
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 1, 2015) — Since 2008, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has spent only P81.068 million for victims of various calamities as of yearend 2014, despite receiving more than P466 million in donations, state auditors said.
AURORA, Philippines (Oct. 21, 2015) — Two government planes on Wednesday morning, October 21, carried thousands of relief goods to Aurora, one of the provinces worst hit by Typhoon Lando (international codename Koppu).