Presentation of the BDR-SSP projects to the Mayor of General Santos City held last November 20, 2015 at Columbus Hotel, South Osmeña, General Santos City.
Introduction to Developing A Disaster Risk-Sensitive Shelter Plan – Learning Visit 6 held last October 6-7, 2015 at KPS Training and Resource Center, KPS Village, Zone 1, Purok Magsaysay, Barangay Labangal, General Santos City.
PARIS, France (Nov. 24, 2015) — The UN on Monday, November 23, detailed a doubling in weather-related disasters over the last three decades, a week before nearly 140 world leaders gather in terror-struck Paris to thrash out a crucial climate pact.
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 9, 2015) — Led by #NowPH Pillars, members of the online community came together on Twitter to discuss lessons from Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and share their pledges to combat climate change.
November 1, 2015 — The Asia Pacific region, the most disaster-prone part of the world, suffered 1,625 disasters in the decade through 2014, and needs to spend more on adapting to climate change and preparing for more extreme weather, the United Nations said this week.
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 28, 2015) — The Asia-Pacific must talk about disaster risks to better achieve sustainable development, the United Nations said on Tuesday, October 27.
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 28, 2015) — After 3 years since it was created by law, the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) may now be accessed by local government units and community organizations needing financial support for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.
October 24, 2015 — The UN has praised the Philippines government for its rapid and pre-emptive response to Typhoon Koppu, suggesting that its handling of the disaster should act as a model for other disaster-prone countries.
October 13, 2015 — THE GOVERNMENT has successfully fortified the “physical and psycho-social infrastructure of the country for disaster risk reduction and management,” Malacañang said Monday.
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 12, 2015) — If you think that disaster risk reduction (DRR) is an entirely fresh concept, arising only from a world already equipped with technologies telling us where calamity might hit next, it’s because we decide to call it that only recently.