CV’s economic performance proof of country’s resilience

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/25/2017

Central Visayas has highest growth rate in 2016 among all other regions in country The Central Visayas region contributes to the strong narrative of the Philippines as a resilient nation with a gross regional domestic product (GRDP)…

ONE YEAR RECOVERY: ABU SAYYAF in bohol, the aftermath

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/29/2017

Boholanos to rely on resilience to recover from crisis TOURISM stakeholders in Central Visayas explore other opportunities to negate the expected losses from the negative impact of the clashes in Bohol province this month between state troops…

Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses

PR 03/17/2017

Building homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the tragic Super Typhoon Yolanda, the people of Tacloban City have opened new chapters in their lives. Exhibiting…

Disaster Resilience Foundation presents high-energy biscuits

PR 12/06/2016

THE Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), the country’s major private sector coordinator in disaster management, presented “The Care Package” high-energy biscuits (HEBs) during a simple ceremony at the Shell House Building in Makati City recently. The PDRF…

LGUs told: Set up early warning system

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/28/2016

LOCAL governments in Cebu should set up a reliable early warning system to better prepare their constituents in dealing with natural calamities, the regional Department of Science and Technology (DOST-7) said yesterday. In yesterday’s Kapihan sa PIA…

Welcoming strangers

12/10/2014

“Modawat gyud mi bisag kinsa, bahala na ug maghuot mi diri, mag sardinas basta kahibaw mi nga safety sila,” (We will accept anyone even if  if we’re packed here like sardines, for as long as we’re all…

French-style, disaster-proof village to rise in Daanbantayan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/19/2014

Over a hundred families in barangay Paypay in Daanbantayan town will soon be going home to houses that are rated to withstand intensity 8 earthquakes and 275 kph winds. The construction of a disaster-proof community was formally…

Globe to storm-proof network

04/09/2014

Globe Telecom will acquire additional  generating sets to power their cell sites in order to improve the network’s resiliency after supertyphoon Yolanda. Ernest Cu, president and CEO of Globe Telecom, said  they are   finding ways to “restore…