- Rappler.comJun 30 02:06 AM
MANILA, Philippines – Super Typhoon Yolanda (international code name: Haiyan) taught the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) lessons in disaster response. Nearly two years after the disaster, both agencies continue to stress the importance of improved mechanisms in jointly approaching disaster response. ...
- TempoJun 30 03:33 AM
As part of its continuing efforts to support communities affected by natural calamities, BDO Foundation, in partnership with Beiersdorf Philippines, recently turned over a newly rehabilitated health center to Cabatuan, Iloilo, one of the areas affected by typhoon “Yolanda” in 2013.
- WN PhilippinesJun 30 01:10 AM
Multi-talented Stanford Medicine student Michael Nedelman has been featured on Scope before for his filmmaking and storytelling abilities. His new film, " After Haiyan: Health narratives in the aftermath of the typhoon ," is a series of vignettes about the November 2013 disaster in the Philippines./p...
- Rappler.comJun 25 03:12 AM
MANILA, Philippines – Municipal officials of typhoon-hit Guiuan town in Eastern Samar said on Thursday, June 25, that had submitted to state auditors documents explaining how its local disaster fund was spent. They were reacting to a report by the Commission on Audit (COA) dated February 11, 2015, that said Guiuan ...
- WN PhilippinesJun 10 02:59 PM
BOSCH, in its 20th year in the Philippines as a global supplier of technology and services, has completed the construction of school structures in Leyte that were damaged by Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. The company, under its Tindog Pilipinas initiative, has turned over the newly constructed Math and Science center to the Alangalang National High School and a computer laboratory to the ...
- Channel NewsAsiaJun 30 08:59 PM
ASEAN is training a critical mass of skilled personnel that would enable the regional bloc to launch an effective collective response when a major disaster strikes.
- Science DailyJun 10 10:03 AM
When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an increased use of social media have made a difference? While that question remains open, it is clear that social media should play a larger role in emergency preparedness, says an expert who studies the issue.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 22 07:19 AM
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines launched separate naval exercises with the United States and Japan on Monday on an island province facing the disputed South China Sea, displaying its security alliances amid an increasingly tense territorial rift with Beijing.
- Rappler.comJun 08 11:35 PM
EASTERN SAMAR, Philippines – After Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) destroyed 97% of Mercedes, Eastern Samar, monolithic domes – said to withstand ...
- IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsJun 11 01:06 AM
New York, June 11 (IANS) Social media is not only a place which people visit to have fun or share thoughts, it can also be a powerful tool for disaster communication, researchers say. "Social media should play a larger role in emergency preparedness," said Bruno Takahashi, assistant professor of journalism at the Michigan State University. Using the Philippines' typhoon as a case study ...