PARTNERSHIP. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and Philippine Red Cross Chairman and Senator Richard Gordon inks the memorandum of agreement for disaster risk reduction. Photo from Rappler The project aims to educate a wider range of audience in disaster preparedness and risk reduction by publishing content of relevant topics on social media
MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 9, 2017) — Rappler and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are partnering on a project to educate a wider audience about disaster preparedness and risk reduction by maximizing the internet, especially social media.
Continue reading Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness DISASTER RESPONSE. Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo flies to the town with the most number of affected families after an earthquake swarm hit Batangas province. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler ‘We will immediately deliver water and additional food packs even on Holy Thursday,’ says Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo
BATANGAS, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — Irene de Austria, a mother of 3, was still terrified as she recalled how her family ran into open space when the ground shook violently last Saturday, April 8.
Continue reading #ReliefPH: Earthquake-hit Batangas island needs food, water Image Rappler.com Smart, Talk & Text and Sun subscribers can now send info, rescue and relief reports to Agos via text messages during disasters
MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 7, 2016) — While information is no longer a problem in the age of social media, getting timely and actionable information from those affected by disasters is still one of the biggest challenges that needs to be addressed.
Continue reading During disasters, help is now just one text message away