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COA: DND, 183 LGUs didn’t follow rules for disaster funds in 2015

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The Commission on Audit releases its first-ever report on how funds for disaster risk reduction and management were used by national and local officials

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 22, 2017) — The Commission on Audit (COA) found that the Department of National Defense (DND) and local government units failed to follow rules for using disaster funds in 2015. Continue reading COA: DND, 183 LGUs didn’t follow rules for disaster funds in 2015

Prepare before Tropical Storm Carina makes landfall

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Local officials warn residents in areas affected by Tropical Storm Carina of possible floods and landslides

CAGAYAN, Philippines (July 30, 2016) — Disaster managers advised residents in Cagayan Valley to prepare for Tropical Storm Carina.  Continue reading Prepare before Tropical Storm Carina makes landfall

Disaster preparedness advocates hail Duterte’s SONA

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ENVIRONMENT. In his first SONA, President Rodrigo Duterte directs the environment department to ‘amend, suspend, revoke’ environmental permits, if needed’.

Advocates of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation suggest immediate actions the Duterte administration can undertake in its first 100 days to build more resilient communities

MANILA, Philippines (July 27, 2016) — A day after President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Disaster Risk Reduction Network (DRRNet) Philippines welcomed the President’s bold pronouncements about the environment.  Continue reading Disaster preparedness advocates hail Duterte’s SONA