Ketsana - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ketsana


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

Int'l aid groups urge PH gov't: Learn from Ondoy, review DRRM law

Sep 27, 2014 - 2:00 PM

For us to learn the lessons from Ondoy the government must seriously take into account the vulnerabilities of individuals and communities in terms of poverty gender age

Looking back: the records of Ondoy

Sep 26, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Five years after Ondoy hit the country its record remains unmatched by other disasters that followed

#MarioPH: Is it Ondoy all over again?

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:32 AM

UPDATED The amount of rainfall spells the difference between Tropical Storm Ondoy and the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Mario

LIKE ONDOY? A Filipino child frolics on flood waters brought by typhoon Fung-Wong at a street in Manila, the Philippines, September 19, 2014. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Pasig modernizes disaster management

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:56 AM

What has Pasig City learned from tropical storm Ondoy? How are they applying it to prepare for future disasters?

Pasig City: Learning from Ondoy, ready for the rain

Jun 18, 2014 - 6:43 PM

Pasig City is a recognized leader in urban disaster preparedness But the city was not always this prepared Rappler takes a look at what makes this City resilient

Pasig City: Bonding communities key to disaster mitigation

Mar 11, 2014 - 1:39 PM

Learning from past disasters Pasig City creates a system where its communities help each another in times of crisis

ONE COMMUNITY. Pasig City conducts a tabletop simulation for disaster preparedness. All images by Gen Cruz/ Rappler

Gilbert Teodoro: Agency more powerful than NDRRMC needed

Dec 08, 2013 - 1:43 AM

I think we need a new agency with the capacity to actually take the leadership role and respond if necessary to these disasters

A month after Haiyan: Rebuilding a resilient society

Dec 07, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Technical fixes are important but real rebuilding starts now in improving the capacity of communities and local governments

Ondoy couple also survives Yolanda; has new baby

Nov 18, 2013 - 9:17 AM

The story of the Maitim couple is one of survival loss and literally having new life

CONVERSATION: Where were you during Ondoy?

Sep 26, 2013 - 10:26 PM

RememberOndoy: 4 years after Ondoy people share with us on Twitter their stories and the lessons they learned using

Rappler Hangout: Learning from the rains

Sep 26, 2013 - 5:39 PM

We remember the lessons learned from the rains of Ondoy Ketsana and how using social media has evolved in helping respond and coordinate with victims in times of disaster

Are we ready for another Ondoy?

Sep 26, 2013 - 1:45 PM

On the anniversary of the disaster Climate Change Commissioner Lucille Sering lists 5 ways to better prepare us for disasters

LEARNING FROM DISASTER. Learnings from Ondoy can help make the Philippines a more climate-resilient country