P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 01/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over P16.5 million worth of assistance have been sent to families who are now sheltered at various evacuation centers following the Jan. 12 eruption of Taal Volcano, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Smart backs nationwide quake drill

04/27/2017

Smart Communications provided emergency communications support at the recent National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) in Cebu City. During the simulated 7.2-magnitude earthquake situation held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command and Capitol Social Hall…

Capitol to lead quake drill

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/30/2017

THE public is advised to reschedule their appointments at the Cebu Provincial Capitol today (Friday) as the provincial government will lead the country as it undertakes the 1st Quarter National Earthquake Drill. The Cebu provincial government has…

Africa taps PH app as early warning tool

PR 11/08/2016

BATINGAW, the disaster management mobile application launched in 2014 by the Office of Civil Defense-National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (OCD-NDRRMC) and Smart Communications, has been tapped as a tool for building resilience in the Horn…

Legarda to PH gov’t: Ratify Paris climate accord

11/04/2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda has renewed her call for the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying the country has nothing to lose “but everything to gain with it.” In particular, Legarda urged all concerned…

Better prepared

Editorial 04/20/2016

Today the Office of the Civil Defense and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council will hold the first of their quarterly nationwide earthquake drills, and the timing could not have been more inconspicuous. As anyone…

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