Taal eruption views and explainers - updates

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[OPINYON | Wikapedia] Kung paanong di pinatulog ng Bulkang Taal si Manuel Baldemor

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:15 AM

Ang pondong malilikom sa eksibit ng tanyag na pintor, ang ‘Bulkang Taal: Bangon Batangas’ sa Central Atrium ng SM Mall of Asia, ay mapupunta sa mga nasalanta ng disaster

Tampok ang mga larawang kuha ni Nelda Bagabaldo

[OPINION] A disaster in a disaster: When too many orgs help out in emergencies

Jan 24, 2020 - 4:11 PM

Chaos is not only limited to the impacts of disasters. More often than not, the large number of organizations with different goals and protocols can result in operational problems.

Who was prepared for the Taal Volcano emergency? Cavite

Jan 24, 2020 - 8:30 AM

All its 23 towns and cities now host evacuees from Batangas

[PODCAST] Taal Volcano 2020 eruption: Ano ang worst-case scenario?

Jan 23, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Paano at kailan nagsimulang mag-alboroto ang Taal Volcano?

Why we can't let our guard down on Taal Volcano

Jan 23, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Geologist and Philippine Nuclear Research Institute Director Carlos Arcilla says it is important to have people who can better explain volcanic hazards to the public, especially to the affected communities

TAAL VOLCANO. A view of the volcano from Tagaytay City on January 20, 2020. File photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Golpe de gulat: This week's outlook

Jan 21, 2020 - 1:08 PM

Golpe de gulat is the Duterte administration's tool in telling the business elite that their time is up, that the future belongs to a new oligarchy

[EDITORIAL] Taal fiasco: Walang plano, kapos sa pondo

Jan 20, 2020 - 11:00 AM

The Philippines is 9th in disaster-risk worldwide, located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, visited by 20 tropical cyclones every year, and has 74% of its population vulnerable to disasters. Yet government reduces our calamity fund by P22.9 billion since 2016

[OPINION] Resilience is not enough

Jan 19, 2020 - 2:00 PM

You cannot expect local communities to keep rebuilding disaster after disaster, considering the ones hit the hardest are often among the poorest and most vulnerable

[OPINION] Use solar energy for responding to disasters

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:00 AM

The urgent need for electricity access is hardly considered during preparations against disasters; it is only considered in the wake of disasters when supplies have been cut off

Amid Taal Volcano’s eruption, the hard questions

Jan 16, 2020 - 11:00 PM

Let’s not be content with heartwarming stories of volunteerism

Taal Volcano's 2020 eruption: What we know so far

Jan 16, 2020 - 8:42 PM

What exactly is going on at the Taal Volcano? Were warnings delayed? Is the worst over? Here are answers to some of your top questions.

Sacrifice tech, not people, to solve problems

Jan 16, 2020 - 8:20 PM

Technology should be the first responder, and sometimes the sacrificial part, that provides society with the means to get through disasters with as few casualties as possible

TIMELINE: Taal Volcano's January 2020 eruption

Jan 16, 2020 - 8:04 PM

(UPDATED) Here’s what has happened so far

DEATH IN BATANGAS. A view of Taal Volcano from Tagaytay City as it spewed thick clouds of ash on January 13, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Dazzling and deadly: 5 facts about volcanoes

Jan 14, 2020 - 2:17 PM

Here are facts about the mix of beauty and terror that volcanoes produce

Panoramic view of the afternoon sky following the Taal Volcano eruption as observed from Tanauan City, Batangas on Saturday afternoon, January 12. Photo by Shayne Macaisa

Taal Volcano eruption: What we know about affected towns, cities

Jan 14, 2020 - 5:55 AM

(18th UPDATE) Here are figures showing the impact of the eruption on affected communities in Batangas and Cavite, based on the latest situation report of the NDRRMC

EVACUATION. Families at Lemery, Batangas flee their homes on Monday, January 13, 2020, due to the eruption of the Taal Volcano. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

FALSE: Kim Atienza, BBC 'reported about phone emitting radiation'

Jan 13, 2020 - 7:31 PM

The chain message is an old claim that has resurfaced after Taal Volcano started spewing ash. ABS-CBN weatherman Kuya Kim Atienza denies the claim in a tweet on January 12, 2020.