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Bicol grade school students trained in disaster response, resilience

a representative from the office of civil defense bicol demonstrates to pupils at the bacacay east central school in albay how to administer first aid
TRAINING. A representative from the Office of Civil Defense Bicol demonstrates to pupils at the Bacacay East Central School in Albay how to administer first aid. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Bicol is the pilot area for the Office of Civil Defense’s resilience caravan

ALBAY, Philippines (Nov. 24, 2017) — The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol is teaching the next generation of Bicolanos to be prepared should disaster strike in the region. Continue reading Bicol grade school students trained in disaster response, resilience

Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising

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The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Apr. 15, 2017) — About 4,000 passengers in various seaports of Bicol were stranded after sea trips in the region were cancelled due to the weather disturbance brought by Tropical Depression Crising. Continue reading Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising

Earthquake rocks parts of Bicol, Eastern Visayas

epicenter of the april 10 earthquake near eastern visayas
QUAKE EPICENTER. Epicenter of the April 10 earthquake near Eastern Visayas. Image courtesy PHIVOLCS

The magnitude 5.4 quake, with an epicenter underneath the Philippine Sea, was felt in parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 10, 2017) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas Monday morning, April 10. Continue reading Earthquake rocks parts of Bicol, Eastern Visayas