MAKATI, July 3 – Shortage in fuel supply will not be a problem in case a disaster strikes with the oil companies committing to ensure fuel is available during critical period.
The Philippine Institute of Petroleum (PIP), composed of the country’s leading oil companies, signed yesterday the implementing guidelines of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with key government agencies, to ensure stable fuel supply in Metro Manila in cases of disaster, arising from earthquakes, typhoons, floods, fire, and spills.
QUEZON CITY, July 3 -- The Department of Education (DepEd) has required all elementary and secondary schools to promote family preparedness for earthquakes As part of the observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month.
This is outlined in the DepEd Order 27, series of 2015 through school activities.
DepEd in a statement said that disaster preparedness should be anchored in family readiness, not just in individual preparedness.
Carlo Lorenzo J. Datu
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 1 (PIA) -- The Army 7th Infantry Division and 703rd Brigade, through the help of civil society organizations, were able to complete the construction of a single classroom building in barangay Ariendo in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija.
The village was among the severely battered during the onslaught of twin typhoons “Winnie” and “Yoyong” in 2004 where it was isolated for days.
CONSUELO B. ALARCON
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 1 (PIA) –As part of the government’s intervention to help ease up the burden of Yolanda survivors' lack of shelters, the Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI) in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office 8 and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Acquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) inaugurated Monday the “Do it Yourself” (DIY) Bamboo Shelter at DOST grounds, Government Center, Palo, Leyte.
QUEZON CITY, June 26 (PIA) --- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) conducted a dialogue to enhance existing business continuity management (BCM) culture and develop a whole-of-industry approach that upholds disaster resilience of the banking sector.
Over a hundred participants from the banking sector, financial market players and telecommunications sector joined the event with the theme "Is the Philippine Banking Sector Ready If a Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Metro Manila?" held 16 June 2015 at the Executive Business Center, BSP.