December 3, 2014 — Weekend floods believed caused by bad weather from a low-pressure area destroyed four houses and two waiting sheds in Naawan town in Misamis Oriental last weekend.
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.
VIGAN CITY, Sept. 22 (PIA) – The third leg of the Philippine Information Agency’s climate change road show will gather thousands of environment advocates at the University of Northern Philippines here on September 26, Friday.
LEGAZPI CITY, Sept 16 (PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) in Albay has ordered all local government units (LGUs) and DRR authorities to implement forced evacuation late Monday night on all settlers within the 6-kilometer permanent danger zone while at the same time preparation for an imminent evacuation of the 10,000 families in the 6-8 kilometer extended danger zone down slopes of Mayon Volcano following raising the alert level from 2 to 3 hoisted over the volcano.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 September) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has linked up with non-government environment group Ban Toxics in a bid to eliminate the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining operations in T’boli town.