MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 5, 2014) – The Philippines’ disaster management chief Alexander Pama admitted Wednesday, November 5, that his agency needed a boost in capacity, capability, and credibility, but stressed that disaster preparedness is also the business of every Filipino.
LEGAZPI CITY (Oct. 22, 2014) — Over a thousand people participated in the Albay leg of the “People’s Walk for Climate Justice” Wednesday.
DAVAO DEL NORTE Aug 5 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) unveiled earlier today the perspective of the first forecasting and warning center in Mindanao at the Davao del Norte Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office compound.
BUTUAN CITY, July 22 (PIA) – The environmental change that may affect more migration, both internally and internationally, for people to seek safer grounds; the environmental risk drivers; changes in annual mean temperature/rainfall and sea level rise; the quality and extent of coastal resources; the level of environmental pollution; the overall state of biodiversity and other determinants have contributed to the underlying impacts on the progression of climate change from which the need for adaptation capacity in a wholistic perspective must be put in place.
July 9, 2014 — EIGHT months after super typhoon Yolanda devastated Eastern Visayas, survivors and a women’s rights group picketed the Department of Social Welfare and Development to demand a full accounting of the foreign donations and P32 billion allocated by the government.