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ANTIQUE EYES P5-M DENGUE CALAMITY FUND

P5-M FOR DENGUE. The Antique Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council approves on Wednesday (July 10, 2019) a resolution amending[...]

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ILOILO CHILDREN TRAINED ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

July 9, 2019 - 6:31 PM

DRRM TRAINING FOR KIDS. Selected elementary pupils from the municipality of Tubungan join one-day training on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) held in Tubungan Central Elementary School on Friday (July 5, 2019). In the photo, Melissa Banias, OCD-6 Capability Building Section chief, said they hoped children would be more aware of the hazards in their […]

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‘DISASTER RISK OFFICER FOR EVERY LGU A MUST’- SEN. BONG REVILLA

July 9, 2019 - 6:18 PM

To strengthen the country’s emergency response system during natural and man-made calamities, Sen. Bong Revilla filed a bill seeking the creation of a permanent item for a disaster risk officer in every local government. Because the Philippines is located near the Pacific Region near the equator, an average of 15-20 tropical cyclones and storms enter […]

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PAMPANGA LINES UP DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ACTIVITIES

July 6, 2019 - 12:21 AM

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. The city government of San Fernando, led by Mayor Edwin Santiago (third from right), Vice Mayor Jimmy Lazatin (second from right) and members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, discuss the month-long disaster preparedness activities in a press conference held at the city’s Heroes Hall Amphitheatre on Thursday (July 4, 2019).  […]

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DISASTER RESILIENCE MONTH KICKS OFF IN ANTIQUE

July 2, 2019 - 7:06 PM

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. A house flattened by a tornado that hit Barangay Badiangan in Patnongon, Antique last May 31, 2019. Antique Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office kicks off the 2019 National Disaster Resilience Month on Monday (July 1, 2019) by reminding the public to always be prepared. (PNA Photo by Annabel J. Petinglay) SAN JOSE DE […]

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GENSAN STEPS UP MONITORING OF FLOOD-PRONE AREAS

July 2, 2019 - 5:16 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government is closely watching several low-lying areas and coastal communities due to the possible occurrence of major floods and storm surges in the wake of the onset of the rainy season, an official said on Tuesday. Dr. Agripino Dacera Jr., head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, […]

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PROVINCES, TOWNS WITH RIVER SYSTEMS AT RISK OF FLOODING

June 26, 2019 - 7:52 PM

A PORTION of Mandurriao, Iloilo City is flooded after a slight rain. THE Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) warned the provinces of Iloilo and Capiz to prepare for the rainy season. In a pre-disaster risk assessment (PDRA) meeting conducted on June 24, 2019, Aletha Nogra of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council […]

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ITOGON RESIDENTS IN BATTLE BETWEEN RAIN AND SAFETY

June 26, 2019 - 2:26 PM

LANDSLIDE PRONE AREA. This major landslide at Ucab, Itogon, Benguet on September 16, 2018 killed scores of people with others still missing until now, The incident reminds residents of the need to be prepared and evacuate to safer grounds. (PNA file photo) ITOGON, Benguet — The municipal government here on Monday said it is now better prepared with […]

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ITOGON RESIDENTS REMINDED OF RAINY SEASON SAFETY PROTOCOLS

June 25, 2019 - 10:48 PM

LANDSLIDE PRONE AREA. This major landslide at Ucab, Itogon, Benguet on September 16, 2018 killed scores of people with others still missing until now, The incident reminds residents of the need to be prepared and evacuate to safer grounds. (PNA file photo) ITOGON, Benguet — The municipal government here on Monday said it is now better prepared with […]

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OCD WANTS LGUS TO INITIATE LOCAL EARTHQUAKE DRILLS

June 24, 2019 - 8:41 PM

LOCAL DRILLS. OCD Western Visayas Director Jose Roberto Nuñez on Monday, June 24, recommends the local disaster risk reduction and management office (LDRRMO) to initiate local earthquake drills and not just wait for the national government to take the lead. Nuñez cites the drill in Kalibo, Aklan which was held Friday simultaneously with national earthquake […]

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BLUE ALERT RAISED IN CORDILLERA DUE TO LPA

June 24, 2019 - 8:40 PM

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) raised the region’s alert level to “blue” as the low-pressure area (LPA) spotted off Aurora may develop into a tropical depression, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said on Monday. “We are on blue alert. This mandates all DRRM councils to monitor incidents in their […]

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EMC SIMULATES SRR ROLE IN EASTERN MINDANAO DURING NSED

June 21, 2019 - 6:19 PM

DAVAO CITY – The readiness of Eastern Mindanao Command’s (EMC) fortified its disaster preparedness after simulating its role as lead agency in Search, Rescue, and Retrieval (SRR) cluster in the whole Eastern Mindanao during disasters of great magnitude, during the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED), held nationwide on June 20, 2019. The Command executed the drill […]

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BATAAN TOWN PUPILS JOIN NATIONWIDE QUAKE DRILL

June 21, 2019 - 4:18 PM

EARTHQUAKE DRILL. Village, fire, police and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office officials, along with teachers of the Almacen Elementary School in Hermosa, Bataan, conduct an earthquake drill with more than 400 pupils on Thursday (June 20, 2019). The exercise was done simultaneously in schools and government offices nationwide. (Photo by Ernie Esconde) HERMOSA, Bataan — School […]

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TORNADO RAVAGES HOUSES IN SOUTH COTABATO

June 11, 2019 - 6:35 PM

KIDAPAWAN CITY — An alleged ‘freak tornado’ destroyed at least 10 houses made of light materials in a farming community in Barangay Buayan, M’lang, North Cotabato on Sunday. In a late report, Bernardo Tayong, M’lang municipal disaster risk reduction and management (MDRRM) officer said that a strong wind during a heavy downpour at past 6 p.m. […]

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NOCOT PDRMMO WARNS PUBLIC VS. LANDSLIDES, FLOODS AMID RAINS

June 6, 2019 - 6:28 PM

KNEE-DEEP WATER. Motorists brave the floods at the back of the Kabacan Central Pilot Elementary School in Kabacan, North Cotabato brought about by torrential rains since Wednesday (June 5, 2019). Floodings were also reported in other parts of the province. (Photos courtesy of Kabacan MDRRMO) COTABATO CITY — The North Cotabato Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management […]

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DPWH BUILDS NEW FLOOD CONTROL STRUCTURE ALONG MARIKINA RIVER

June 3, 2019 - 8:51 PM

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed a new flood control structure along the right bank of the Marikina River in Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City to protect citizens against flooding.   Secretary Mark Villar said that the P93-million project covers the construction of a 152-linear meter river wall with slope […]

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ILOILO CITY SEEKS DOST HELP ON REPORTED OIL SPILL

May 20, 2019 - 8:55 PM

ILOILO CITY – The city government will be asking for the expertise and assistance of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) regarding the reported oil spill in Barangay Sto. Niño Sur in Arevalo district here over the weekend. “To be sure, we will send this to the DOST for testing,” said Donna Magno, Iloilo City […]

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