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LIST: Deadly landslides in the Philippines

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Almost all of these major disasters in the last two decades happened in the midst of heavy rain that loosened the soil in landslide-prone areas

LANDSLIDES. There have been many deadly landslides in the Philippines in recent years. Photos by Jire Carreon/Rappler and Querl Panilag

UP disaster scientist wins top European geosciences award

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:09 PM

UPDATED Europe’s premier geosciences union recognizes Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay for his outstanding work on volcanic hazards earthquakes typhoons landslides and floods

Survivors of Guinsaugon, 9 years after the landslide

Feb 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM

9 years after a landslide brought down the town of Saint Bernard its inhabitants are rebuilding their lives

The orphans of Guinsaugon

Feb 19, 2015 - 8:00 AM

9 years after the tragic landslide the orphans of Guinsaugon already lead different lives Some have success stories but there are also those who never got to move on from the tragedy

REMEMBERED. The new mass memorial for the victims of the 2006 Guinsaugon landslide stand as a reminder to survivors of the hardships they went through. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Lessons from Guinsaugon: How do landslides happen?

Feb 17, 2015 - 7:00 AM

UPDATED The landslide that buried the village of Guinsaugon in Saint Bernard Southern Leyte could not have been prevented But understanding the science behind landslides and using the knowledge for planning and coordinating community action could prevent loss of lives in the future

9 years after the landslide, how is Guinsaugon?

Feb 15, 2015 - 9:36 AM

Survivors of the mudslide have moved on But rebuilding in an area that is highly vulnerable to natural hazards remains a challenge

RECOVERY. The portion of Mt Can-abag that collapsed and buried Barangay Guinsaugon 9 years ago is still visible. Now, the former landslide site in Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte is being used for farming.

Southern Leyte invests in disaster education to save lives

Mar 08, 2014 - 9:47 PM

Rappler introduces Project Agos to a province where the local government will integrate Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in school curricula

LIVE BLOG: Prepare, respond, recover #MoveSoLeyte

Mar 05, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Is your village town or city ready to face disasters? Join the conversation Ask questions share your stories post a video or photo

#MoveSoLeyte: Prepare, respond, recover

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:52 PM

On March 6 MovePH and the Southern Leyte State University holds a forum that highlights the story of Southern Leyte s recovery the potential of social media to help build resilient communities

Looking back: Guinsaugon landslide

Feb 17, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Even before Yolanda happened the Guinsaugon disaster had already identified problems related to disaster preparedness and recovery

Lessons from Guinsaugon

Apr 20, 2011 - 8:36 PM

A national land use code can help prevent tragedies such as the one that visited the village of Guinsaugon in 2006