The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 6.5 earthquake, which occurred 13 kilometers southwest of Jaro, Leyte, today, 4:03PM.
Category: Disaster Preparedness
President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to provide 24-hour assistance to the people of Metro Manila during emergency and crisis situations as he led the inauguration of the Crisis Monitoring and Management Center on Tuesday, April 4.
“Stay alert. Be informed. ” Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar gave this advice to the public in the midst of holiday merry-making as typhoon Nina moves toward Batangas.
We ask the public to stay alert regarding Typhoon Nina.
“Government workers in the Bicol region, particularly those involved in disaster relief and operations, are working round-the-clock even on Christmas Day as typhoon Nina maintains its strength and continues to pose a serious threat to Bicol region.”
The Duterte administration is exerting efforts in preparing and providing speedy delivery of aids and distribution of employment shelter assistance to victims of calamities, a top Malacañang official said.
Tuguegarao city- President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday, October 23, that he would revive Masagana 99 and Biyayang Dagat, projects of the late president Ferdinand Marcos, to ensure food self sufficiency in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte visited Batanes on Friday afternoon, October 14 to inspect damages wrought by typhoon Ferdie that left a trail of devastation in this island province
Even the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will now take an active role in eliminating the drug menace. President Rodrigo Duterte has underscored the need for the PCG to upgrade its capability to successfully combat terrorism, human trafficking and the narcotics trade.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said national disaster risk reduction topped the agenda in the July 11 Cabinet meeting.
Government agencies are keeping a close watch on Mount Kanlaon and Mount Bulusan, a Palace official said on Sunday. Mount Kanlaon in the Negros Island Region remains in a state of unrest after its eruption last Saturday while Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon Province erupted last June 10. “Patuloy ang pagtutok ng ating PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology) na siyang siyentipikong organisasyon na nagmo-monitor ng ganyang mga kaganapan at Read More
Malacanang encouraged the public Saturday to support the Metro Shake Drill of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), which will be conducted on June 22. “Ang mahalaga dito ay ‘yung kasapatan ng kahandaan ng ating mga mamamayan,” Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said in a radio interview on Saturday. “Ang isa pang pagbabago na nais gawin ng ating mga awtoridad dito ay ‘yung pagkakaroon ng debriefing or assessment session pagkatapos Read More