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Rappler's latest stories on early warning system


Philippines gets $10-M fund to boost early warning for disasters

Nov 13, 2019 - 1:10 PM

House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, who is part of the Green Climate Fund Board, says hazard information will be translated into 'understandable and actionable early warnings' for people's safety

Can an early warning system help end hunger?

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The EWS FNS is a food security information system that can empower communities to immediately identify hunger and malnutrition problems in their areas

How a small Samar town survived deadly storm surges

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:01 PM

As the country prepares for Typhon Chedeng learn how a coastal town in Samar successfully weathered Typhoon Ruby by capitalizing on organized response as well as timely specific and localized early warning information

UN: Over 38,000 Somali children facing starvation

Jan 29, 2015 - 11:15 PM

Malnutrition rates remain stubbornly high says UN aid chief for Somalia Philippe Lazzarini highlighting a worrisome outlook for 2015

How the 2004 Asian tsunami helped the Philippines

Dec 26, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Unknown to many the December 2004 tsunami had a big and positive impact on the Philippines

Disasters and early warning

Dec 07, 2014 - 3:23 PM

It is time to examine early warning systems a critical but overlooked part of preparedness and consider how early warning plays a role in making communities more resilient to vulnerabilities

How can LGUs help prevent hunger?

Jul 08, 2014 - 9:30 AM

An early warning system for hunger and food insecurity helps local government units create timely interventions

Plenty of food, little nutrition in Benguet

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:57 PM

Atok Benguet is abundant with vegetables and yet more than 25 of its children are stunted or short for their age

ON TOP. The journey to Atok, Benguet is long and cold. But the scenery makes up for it. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com

DOST to map ARMM for hazard-prone areas

Apr 29, 2014 - 6:46 PM

A plane carrying laser scanners will fly over Basilan Sulu and Tawi Tawi starting August to determine what areas are prone to flooding and other natural hazards

RESILIENCY. DREAM program leader Engr Enrico Paringit talks about how LiDAR technology can be used to help build a disaster-resilient community. File photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Subic gets tsunami warning system

Oct 30, 2013 - 6:27 PM

The Tsunami Early Warning System TeWS forms part of a string of early warning systems installed in selected high risk coastal communities

ADVANCE WARNING SYSTEM. Members of Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and the SBMA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee install the Tsumami Early Warning System – Subic Bay Detection Station at Sueste Point in Redondo Peninsula. Photo by Randy Datu