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JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

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The Knowledge Co-Creation Program is part of JICA’s development cooperation with the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 11, 2017) — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) urges young Filipinos to join the disaster management training in Japan, an initiative meant to boost the capacity of the Philippines on disaster preparedness and response.  Continue reading JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

The dangerous Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

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Geologist Kelvin Rodolfo says that if a large earthquake on the West Marikina Valley Fault ruptures the planned expressway-dike, ‘Metro Manila would be flooded catastrophically’

January 24, 2016 — A project to build a “Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike” (LLED) east of the shoreline from Bicutan to Los Baños, also meant to protect Metro Manila from lake floods, is very Continue reading The dangerous Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike