Government agencies must translate all documents including announcements, advisories, press releases, and other information on local and national disasters to Tagalog or the vernacular language, Senat
Hazard pay for all frontliners and other essential workers during pandemics, epidemics, outbreaks, natural or man-made disasters and other public health emergencies is being sought in a bill filed by
Afghanistan is running out of hospital beds as suspected cases of coronavirus surge, officials said on Saturday, warning "there is a disaster coming" in the impoverished country.
The Philippine Navy (PN) has readied its disaster response and rescue teams (DRRTs) for possible deployment as typhoon "Ambo" (international name: "Vongfong") made its way to Luzon, it said on Saturda
Senator Pia Cayetano is pushing for the establishment of a national medical reserve force composed of healthcare professionals that the government can deploy during disasters and public health emergen
Around one to eight million Filipinos could have been infected with the new coronavirus disease had the government not promptly imposed enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, a Palace official said T
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on April 8, Wednesday, stressed the need to empower barangay officials to respond to all types of disasters, especially to situations similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the world into uncharted territory, leaving people feeling helpless in the face of an invisible threat of unknown duration that could infect any of us.
Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Carlos Zarate calls for the release of prisoners who are old and sick, as well as so-called low-level offenders. "Our jail system is a disaster waiting to happen [if] just o
SEOUL - South Korea on Sunday reported 76 new coronavirus cases and three deaths, marking the first time in over three weeks that new cases have dropped to double-digits, as President Moon Jae-in decl
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday reported 76 new coronavirus cases and three more deaths, a fall in new cases to double-digits for the first time in over three weeks, as President Moon Jae-in d
The OpenMapKit was created by the American Red Cross so people could open the OSM on their phones. It is available only on Android. The post How maps and ‘mapathons’ can aid Philippines amid
TOKYO - Japan marked the somber nine-year anniversary of devastating natural disasters and a nuclear accident on Wednesday as official commemorations and vigils were canceled because of fears over the
Japan on Wednesday lifted an evacuation order for parts of Futaba, one of two towns where the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is located, ahead of an Olympic torch relay in the region.
In a bid to further educate children on disaster response, the local government of Marikina City, Bureau of Fire Protection-National Capital Region, and the Department of Education-Marikina (DepEd-Mar
The 2018 World Risk Report has ranked the Philippines as the third most vulnerable country to disasters. In fact, the country is considered one of the most at risk and hazard-prone countries in the w
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be having its "Innovation on Disaster Preparedness and Response Expo" next month at the at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
In preparation for the “Big One” or the strong earthquake caused by the movement of the West Valley Fault, Pasig City has strengthened its disaster response mechanism as it recently forged a partn
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday renewed his push for lawmakers to consider amending the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 by empowering all local government units (LG
Party-list Rep. Yedda Marie K. Romualdez (TINGOG-SINIRANGAN) on Sunday, February 9, warned Congress against delaying the approval of the bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), sayi
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