Tag Archives: disaster risk reduction

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

Children’s health in peril as climate impacts escalate in PH

vector-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya
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More Filipino children face the dangers of vector-borne diseases such as dengue and Chikungunya – another viral disease that shares clinical symptoms with dengue, but is incurable

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 15, 2017) — More Filipinos are now exposed to viral diseases due to climate change impacts in the country. Continue reading Children’s health in peril as climate impacts escalate in PH

Orientation-Seminar & Training on Vetiver Propagation and Livelihood Program

Orientation-Seminar & Training on Vetiver Propagation and Livelihood Program held last September 14-15, 2017 at the Beverly Boutique Business Hotel in Cebu City with resource persons from Visayas State University and NHA Southern Luzon-Bicol Area Management Office. Continue reading Orientation-Seminar & Training on Vetiver Propagation and Livelihood Program

Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of Labangal

Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of Labangal for the adoption of the results of the BDR-SSP Project during its regular barangay council meeting held last July 19, 2017 at Labangal Barangay Hall, General Santos City. Continue reading Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of Labangal

Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of City Heights

Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of City Heights for the adoption of the results of the BDR-SSP Project during its regular barangay council meeting held last July 19, 2017 at City Heights Barangay Hall, General Santos City. Continue reading Presentation of the BDR-SSP Document to the Barangay Council of City Heights

BDRSSP – Gensan PO and LGU Partners Consultation Meeting with Alterplan

A consultation meeting with the Peoples’ Organizations (POs), Local Government Units and Alterplan  for the Barangay Disaster Risk-Sensitive Shelter Planning (BDR-SSP) project held last July 11, 2017 at the Columbus Plaza Hotel, General Santos City. Continue reading BDRSSP – Gensan PO and LGU Partners Consultation Meeting with Alterplan

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

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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

Prepared for the Big One: MMDA, Agos partner for #MMShakeDrill 2017

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#MMSHAKEDRILL 2017 PARTNERS. MMDA chairman Danilo Lim and MovePH executive director Rupert Ambil signed an agreement on Friday, June 30 to use the Agos system for the Metro Manila Shakedrill that will be conducted from July 14 to 17

The disaster risk reduction platform Agos, powered by eBayanihan, will be used for the biggest earthquake drill in Metro Manila to be held on July 14-17

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 2, 2017) — To raise public awareness on preparing for a major earthquake or the “Big One” that could strike anytime, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has partnered with Agos, powered by eBayanihan. Continue reading Prepared for the Big One: MMDA, Agos partner for #MMShakeDrill 2017

UP Resilience Institute to integrate Project NOAH as information hub

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The UP NOAH Center under the UP-RI will offer reports for cities and municipalities to help them manage their ecological vulnerabilities

MANILA, Philippines (May 23, 2017) — The University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UP-RI) will be relaunched on June 23, highlighting the integration of Project National Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) as its core component. Continue reading UP Resilience Institute to integrate Project NOAH as information hub