By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay
PILI, Camarines Sur, May 18 (PIA) – Under the premise that disaster strikes everywhere and anywhere and could cause irreversible damage to lives and properties, Naga City Councilor Lito Del Rosario chooses to adhere to the principle that there should be trained responders in every family who could immediately act on an emergency situation.
Philippines multihazard resilience
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DAVAO CITY May 17 (PIA)- The Deployment of Early Warning Sytems (DEWS) will help the City’s emergency response services during calamities such as floodings.
CEBU CITY, May 11 (PIA) --- The series of earthquake drills being done in the country is a way to create a culture of preparedness among Filipinos, an official of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, Executive Director of NDRRMC, highlighted the importance of doing earthquake drills.
"We are doing this to create a culture of preparedness... Mas marami mag-survive kung marami ang marunong mag-respond (There will be more people who will survive if many would know how to respond)," he said.
By Jerome Paunan
MAKATI CITY, May 11 (PIA) -- Mayor Abby Binay has reminded owners and administrators of buildings in the city to comply with a memorandum issued recently by the Office of the Building Official (OBO) reiterating the mandatory requirements of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) aimed to ensure structural stability in the event of a strong earthquake.