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WB, AIIB commit P21 billion to manage Metro Manila floods

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RECURRING PROBLEM. In this file photo, residents of Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City, wade the knee-high flood in Veterans Village. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

This comes as the Metro Manila Flood Management Master Plan is expected to be fully implemented in 25 years

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 1, 2017) — Will modernizing pumping stations fix the problem of heavy flooding in the Metro Manila? Continue reading WB, AIIB commit P21 billion to manage Metro Manila floods

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

The dangerous Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

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Image by Rappler.com
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