disaster reduction - updates

Rappler's latest stories on disaster reduction


Guatemala volcano eruption kills 25

Jun 04, 2018 - 12:25 PM

(UPDATED) David de Leon of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction says search and rescue operations for the missing and dead have been suspended due to low light and dangerous conditions, and will resume early on Monday morning

FUEGO VOLCANO ERUPTS. People flee El Rodeo village, Escuintla department, 35 km south of Guatemala City, after the eruption of the Fuego Volcano on June 3, 2018. Photo by Noe Perez/AFP

Review of PH energy policy underway

May 26, 2016 - 4:57 PM

It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait says Emmanuel De Guzman vice chair of the Climate Change Commission

Why the Deaf and Blind are vulnerable during disasters

Jul 06, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Deaf and blind people are particularly vulnerable in times of disasters This articles explores the unique challenges they face and what must be done to help them

Access to information: How it can help prevent disasters

Oct 21, 2014 - 6:03 PM

What the Philippines can learn from Indonesia s East Kalimantan province

Climate Change Commission unveils first climate change map

Sep 16, 2013 - 6:21 PM

The 3 dimensional map helps foresee climate change impact in 2020 and 2050

PREPARATION. Climate change maps like the one crafted for Cagayan de Oro can beef up disaster-preparedness and climate change adaptiveness for the entire Philippines. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

When disaster strikes: How to remain in business

May 04, 2012 - 6:29 PM

An official of the Asia Pacific UN International Strategy says businesses must devise continuity plans to help them cope with disasters