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06 Sep 2011 description

USAID provides more than $30 Million in Humanitarian Assistance

16 Aug 2011 description
report Government of Japan

Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. Del Rosario signed and exchanged notes on the Japanese Grant Aid for the Project for Evacuation Shelter Construction in Disaster Vulnerable Areas in Province of Albay on August 16, 2011 at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Pa say City.

The grant aid provides a necessary fund up to 739 million yen (approximately 398 million pesos) for the construction and rehabilitation of schools used as evacuation shelters in times of disaster in the Province of Albay.

06 May 2011 description
  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 06 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 06 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE AND SUSTAINED SEISMIC ACTIVITY.

05 May 2011 description
  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 05 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 05 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE AND SUSTAINED SEISMIC ACTIVITY.

04 May 2011 description
  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 04 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 04 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE AND SUSTAINED SEISMIC ACTIVITY.

03 May 2011 description

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 03 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 03 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE AND SUSTAINED SEISMIC ACTIVITY.

02 May 2011 description
report Save the Children

A situation analysis on Child Protection in the Philippines commissioned by the Save the Children Child Protection Initiative (CPI ) that could be used to guide the development of child protection interventions under CPI's priority areas, which include: Children without appropriate care; Child protection in emergencies; and Child labour.

01 May 2011 description

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 02 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 02 MAY 2011. THIS MEANS THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE AND SUSTAINED SEISMIC ACTIVITY.

28 Apr 2011 description

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 25 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 25 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT THERE IS INCREASED IN SEISMIC ACTIVITY AND THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE.

27 Apr 2011 description

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN and MAYON VOLCANOES ARE STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 28 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT AND THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW.

TAAL VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 2 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 28 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT THERE IS INCREASED IN SEISMIC ACTIVITY AND THAT MAGMA HAS BEEN INTRUDING TOWARDS THE SURFACE, AS MANIFESTED BY CO2 BEING RELEASED IN THE MAIN CRATER LAKE.

22 Apr 2011 description

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN VOLCANO STATUS REMAINS AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 23 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW. ENTRY TO THE 4-KILOMETER RADIUS PERMANENT DANGER ZONE (PDZ) IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED, SINCE THE AREA IS AT RISK TO SUDDEN STEAM AND ASH EXPLOSIONS.

02 Mar 2011 description

by Ed de Leon

LEGAZPI CITY, Mar 2 (PIA) - The Regional Development Council (RDC) has endorsed last week the budget proposed for funding next year by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office for the construction of additional Sabo structures around critical areas down slopes of Mayon volcano to mitigate the destructive flow of lahar in times of heavy rains.

DPWH regional director Danilo Dequito said during the RDC full council meeting that the proposed Sabo dams will be constructed along the volcano gullies flowing down streams the rivers of Yawa in this …

30 Jun 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 30 June

IFRC's vision is to inspire, encourage, facilitate and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies, with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering, and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.

30 Jun 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 30 June

In Brief

Programme purpose: The disaster management programme focuses on strengthening disaster response and preparedness capacities of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) at the institutional level as well as disaster preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction at the community level; this is in line with IFRC's first strategic aim - save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disaster and crises.

11 Jun 2010 description

by MS Arguelles

Legazpi City (11 June) -- The Department of Environment and natural Resources (DENR) in Bicol was recently commissioned to develop a detailed geo-hazard maps to assist government planners and policy makers in identifying areas prone to natural hazards.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has contracted the DENR to produce a geo-hazard maps detailing hazard areas prone to flooding, landslides, sea level rising, storm surge, volcanic eruptions, lahars and mud flows and other disaster events.

Social Welfare Secretary Celia Capadocia Yangco in her …

30 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: To coordinate and support IFRC (i.e. secretariat and partner national societies) efforts to assist host national societies in Southeast Asia to scale up their work in line with the Global Agenda.

26 Mar 2010 description

MANILA, 26 March 2010 (IRIN) - Filipino authorities say the country has learned tough lessons in disaster risk management after the deadly storms last year, but warn that a "culture of disaster" still prevails.

Officials say the government has been working diligently to relocate thousands of families before this year's typhoon season but raising awareness about disaster prevention and appropriating sufficient funds to head off potential problems remain major challenges.

According to the government's Strategic National Action Plan, prepared with UN experts and …

22 Feb 2010 description

Republic of the Philippines

CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES

FOURTEENTH CONGRESS

Third Regular Session

REPUBLIC ACT NO. ____

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Title.