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Why climate change is one of the biggest health threats of the 21st century

studies show that climate change can undo more than 50 years of gains in global health and development work
HEALTH. Studies show that climate change can undo more than 50 years of gains in global health and development work.

The roles and responsibilities of health professionals go way beyond treating diseases

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 23, 2017) — What makes climate change one of the biggest health threats of the 21st century? Continue reading Why climate change is one of the biggest health threats of the 21st century

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

Project Noah, Marikina floods won’t reach Ondoy levels

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FLOODWATERS SUBSIDE. As of 10:06 pm, August 13, the water level in Marikina River goes down to 17.4 meters. Photo courtesy of the Marikina City Public Information Office

‘There is no truth in the statement that floods in Marikina will reach Ondoy levels. Project NOAH never said that’

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Don’t panic.

There is no truth to text rumors that the Marikina floods will reach Tropical Storm Ondoy levels, according to Project NOAH or Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards.  Continue reading Project Noah, Marikina floods won’t reach Ondoy levels

Western Visayas shares disaster communication tips for LGUs

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PREPAREDNESS. Local government responders and uniformed personnel participate in a two-day conference on ICT for DRRM organized by the Office of Civil Defense. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

At the ICT Bayanihan Summit held in Iloilo City on Thursday, July 7, local agencies share good practices and challenges in the use of information communication technology during disasters

ILOILO CITY, Philippines (July 9, 2016) — Other local government units, agencies, and groups involved in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) efforts can learn from the experience of responders and communication managers from the Western Visayas region.  Continue reading Western Visayas shares disaster communication tips for LGUs