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Pass law on easy data access to save lives from disasters – Lagmay

Apr 22, 2018 - 6:50 PM

'A lot of scientists have agreed that data should be made open. It's for the public good. It's for humanity,' says UP Resilience Institute executive director Mahar Lagmay

OPEN DATA. UP Resilience Institute Executive Director Mahar Lagmay says that keeping data open is important in preparing for disasters. Rappler screenshot

NDRRMC: Prepare for heavy floods, landslides due to Tropical Depression Urduja

Dec 13, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Here are minimum critical activities that local government units should undertake in areas that are expected to be affected

6 apps to keep you disaster-ready

May 01, 2017 - 9:38 AM

These apps can help people prepare for disasters and earthquakes and stay informed during one

Rappler Talk: Technology, disasters, and climate change

Sep 16, 2016 - 2:50 PM

On Friday September 16 Rappler will interview Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay of Project NOAH to discuss the role of technology in disaster preparedness and addressing climate change

Marikina-Infanta Road impassable due to landslides

Dec 29, 2015 - 12:23 AM

People are choosing to walk across the fallen section of the Marikina Infanta Road despite warnings of further possible landslides rather than risk isolation

#FloodPH: Lando-like floods in C. Luzon expected night of Dec 16

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:01 PM

UPDATED Project Noah releases a map of villages in Bulacan and Pampanga that are at risk

Needed: Large trucks for Typhoon Lando rescue teams

Oct 19, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Rescue teams need transport assistance to reach areas flooded by Typhoon Lando

HELP NEEDED. Filipino rescuers cross a bridge at an overflowing river in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, 19 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

The Agos Community of Partners

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:25 PM

Project Agos is proud to be working with various government agencies bilateral and multilateral groups civil society organizations the academe and private sector to make ZeroCasualty a reality

Residents trapped on rooftops wait for rescue

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:33 AM

Typhoon Lando triggers massive flooding in Central Luzon

Rescuers help deliver baby boy in flooded Cabanatuan

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:06 AM

UPDATED At the height of Typhoon Lando a stranded mother gives birth to a baby boy on the floor of a rescue truck

VOLUNTEER. Dr Ted Esguerra poses with his "help banner" and his emergency bag, which he brings everywhere.

Typhoon Lando: 64 rescued in head-high Cabanatuan floods

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:41 AM

UPDATED Rescue volunteers focus efforts on 5 villages in Cabanatuan

epa04982072 Filipinos frolic on floodwater in San Jose city, Nueva Ecija province, northern Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu slammed into the northern Philippines forcing thousands of people to flee their homes amid heavy rains and strong winds that could last up to three days, the disaster relief agency said. Koppu toppled trees and ripped off rooftops, while more than 14,000 people evacuated their homes amid warnings of flash floods and storm surges up to 3 metres. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Calls for help in Central Luzon surge

Oct 18, 2015 - 11:40 PM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and the Office of Civil Defense need responders to go to Aurora Bulacan Nueva Ecija Pampanga

epa04982055 Filipinos wade through floodwater in San Jose city, Nueva Ecija province, northern Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu slammed into the northern Philippines forcing thousands of people to flee their homes amid heavy rains and strong winds that could last up to three days, the disaster relief agency said. Koppu toppled trees and ripped off rooftops, while more than 14,000 people evacuated their homes amid warnings of flash floods and storm surges up to 3 metres. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

#LandoPH intensifies; Signal No. 3 raised over Quirino and Isabela

Oct 17, 2015 - 12:50 AM

The typhoon has further intensified and is expected to make landfall between Saturday night and Sunday morning

Be a Project Agos volunteer for Typhoon Lando

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Project Agos partners are looking for volunteers who will help gather critical information to help save lives during Typhoon Lando

Office of Civil Defense, Rappler partner for disaster education and response

Oct 16, 2015 - 9:30 PM

The Office of Civil Defense and Rappler s Project Agos have been using social media to share accurate information before during and after a disaster

NDRRMC on red alert over Typhoon Lando

Oct 16, 2015 - 1:27 PM

UPDATED Typhoon Lando Koppu continues to gain strength as it moves towards the Aurora Isabela area said state weather bureau PAGASA on at 10 am Friday October 16

Cloudy for extreme northern Luzon on Monday

Oct 11, 2015 - 6:22 PM

The tail end of a cold front is affecting extreme northern Luzon

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5:01 pm, October 11. Image courtesy of PAGASA

WATCH: Moving PH through social good #SGS2015

Sep 29, 2015 - 2:56 PM

This is the story of MovePH and of the movers who helped make everything possible

The football team of the island-village of Buan, Tawi-Tawi are part of the Football for Peace movement, a campaign supported by MovePH. Photo by Franz Lopez/ Rappler

Typhoon-hit Philippine island rebuilding fast: UN

Sep 15, 2015 - 7:59 PM

A UN official says that the Philippines which suffered the wrath of the most powerful storm ever to hit land in 2013 could complete its rebuilding in as little as two years

DANGER ZONE. Months after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Haiyan, young people sit in Tacloban sit on one of 10 ships swept inland in this photo shot on 25 Aug 2014. Photo by Patricia Evangelista / Rappler

Project Agos empowers Iloilo partners

Sep 14, 2015 - 5:05 PM

In an integration session Project Agos returns to its partners in Western Visayas for a more focused workshop on using social media as a communications tool in times of disasters

ZERO CASUALTY. Key representatives from different sectors involved in disaster response post for a photo after the Project Agos Iloilo workshop. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler

#FloodPH alert: Thunderstorms affect Metro Manila, nearby provinces

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:00 PM

All are advised to take precautionary measures against heavy rains strong winds lightning and possible flash floods

Heavy rains leave many stranded, forced to walk home

Sep 09, 2015 - 12:45 AM

As of this posting traffic remains to be a problem for Metro Manila commuters trying to get home

#FloodPH alert: Friday downpour floods Metro Manila streets

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:51 PM

All are advised to take precautionary measures against heavy rains strong winds lightning and possible flash floods

FLOODED METRO. Some parts of Metro Manila were flooded after heavy rains inundated the metro causing traffic. Photo by Gemma Mendoza/Rappler

#InengPH: Help save lives, be a Project Agos volunteer

Aug 22, 2015 - 9:12 AM

Help gather critical information before during and after the typhoon Aim for zero casualty

DSWD provides relief goods for Typhoon Ineng-hit areas

Aug 21, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Volunteers are encouraged to help in the repacking of goods in the field offices of affected areas

NDRRMC chief, Dantes partner to tap youth for disaster response

Aug 19, 2015 - 2:12 PM

The nation s youth are now institutional partners in the promotion of national and local disaster management efforts

 Image courtesy of the NDRRMC.

Lessons learned from the Metro Manila Shake Drill

Aug 17, 2015 - 3:51 PM

We hope other countries not only the Philippines and Cambodia can prepare for and minimize risks for any kind of disaster

TRAPPED. Rescue workers extract mock victims trapped inside a collapsed structure during the Metro Manila Shake Drill at the LRT2 Santolan Depot in Pasig City on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong

Ateneo, Rappler collaborate to address disaster information management

Aug 17, 2015 - 2:10 PM

This unprecedented collaboration combines Ateneo’s e Bayanihan and Rappler’s Project Agos bringing together government academe NGOs and media in a single sustainable platform

MOA SIGNING. Rappler's Maria Ressa and Ateneo's Fr. Jett Villarin sign MOA merging Project Agos and eBayanihan

#FloodPH alert: Netizens report floods in Metro Manila

Aug 12, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Late morning heavy downpour of rain causes floods in various parts of Metro Manila

FLOOD ALERT. Residents cross the flood water due to west monsoon rain in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City on Wednesday. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

#MMShakeDrill images that looked real

Jul 31, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Check out the realistic portrayals of the drill as captured by photographers who volunteered to cover the biggest earthquake preparedness exercise held in Metro Manila

Marikina rescuers rapell down a bridge in Marikina while the coastguard and a team of rescuers wait along the Marikina River during the #MMShakeDrill on July 30, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Rappler, PDRF partner to tap social media for disaster response

Jul 31, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Rappler and PDRF link up to improve the way information flows to members of the business community government agencies and other key players in disaster management

Over 2 billion views for #MMShakeDrill on Twitter

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The challenge is how the drill converts online awareness of the effects of a quake into actual preparedness in the event of a real disaster

HIGHLIGHTS: The Metro Manila Shake Drill

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:17 AM

UPDATED Watch the recording of the livestream of the MMShakeDrill and see reports plotted on the Project Agos Map

HIGHLIGHTS: Conversation with Dingdong Dantes on #MMshakedrill

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED Check out the Twitter conversation on the role of the youth in earthquake preparedness with Commissioner Dingdong Dantes of the National Youth Commission on July 29

Road closures for #MMShakeDrill

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:21 PM

Find out which roads will be closed as Metro Manila carries out one of the biggest earthquake drills in the country s capital region

FAQ: What's #MMshakedrill and how can you participate?

Jul 26, 2015 - 1:39 AM

On July 30 the Metro Manila Development Authority MMDA will conduct the first ever Metrowide Earthquake Drill dubbed MMshakedrill on social media

#FloodPH alert: Parts of NCR flooded after heavy downpour

Jul 25, 2015 - 6:49 PM

All are advised to take precautionary measures against heavy rain strong winds lightning says state weather bureau PAGASA

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Dingdong Dantes invites NCR youth to join #MMshakedrill

Jul 25, 2015 - 4:30 PM

On July 30 students can plot on MovePH s Project Agos alert map reports or photos of the earthquake drill efforts and initiatives across Metro Manila

Earthquake tips for drivers: Don't panic

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:44 PM

Do you know what to do when you re inside a moving car during an earthquake?

#MMShakeDrill: Private sector, LGUs to use social media during quake drill

Jul 20, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Rappler s Project Agos trains Metro Manila based companies local government units and stakeholders in time for the July 30 Metro Manila shake drill

SOCIAL MEDIA. Members of various sectors gathered to learn how to utilize social media for disaster information management. Photo from Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

How to use social media when the Big One hits Metro Manila

Jul 17, 2015 - 5:48 PM

MMDA encourages LGUs public to plot reports before and during the drill using MMShakeDrill

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

Project Agos to conduct training workshop in Davao City

Jul 03, 2015 - 8:42 AM

The Project Agos Davao Workshop on July 9 10 intends to teach responders how to use social media for disaster information management

DISASTER READY. Local DRRM officers, humanitarian organizations learn how to use social media for disaster information management.

Marikina youth learn use of social media for disaster response

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:58 PM

Marikina youth and local government officials learn how to use Rappler s Project Agos online platform for reporting emergencies during disasters

Bacolod forum dares youth to 'think differently' for disasters

Jun 27, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Over 100 youth gather in Bacolod to dream about better ways to make their communities more disaster resilient

ON THE GROUND. Beyond ASEAN participants visit the Bahay Kubo Learning Center at Brgy. Suay, Himamaylan, City. This disaster-resilient structure is an initiative of the Dream Project PH. Photo by Jamie Almora

OCD forms emergency telecoms team to improve disaster initiatives

Jun 26, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The Rapid Emergency Telecommunications Team RETT ensures integrated communication flow from the national down to the local level and vice versa before during and after disasters

ICT IN DISASTERS. Representatives of various groups using ICT in disaster risk reduction address questions from the participants.

'eBayanihan', Ateneo’s online DRRM platform, launched

Jun 11, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Geared towards disaster resilience Ateneo launches eBayanihan a web mobile disaster management platform

WEB-MOBILE PLATFORM. e-Bayanihan features a multi-dimensional and multi-platform system that caters to crowdsourcing disaster-related information.

Rappler’s Project Agos garners bronze in global brands awards

Jun 11, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Rappler s online disaster management platform Project Agos gets bronze in the Asia Pacific Tambuli Awards

Project Agos to push for #ZeroCasualty in N. Mindanao

Jun 10, 2015 - 8:19 PM

MovePH s Project Agos to conduct training on the use of social media in disaster information management on June 18 to 19 in Cagayan de Oro City

SOCIAL MEDIA AND DISASTERS. Project Agos participants learn how to use and maximize social media for disaster risk reduction.

Senate OKs youth representation in disaster council

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Commissioner Dingdong Dantes challenges the youth to gear up and get involved in disaster preparedness response and recovery

YOUTH IN DRR. Commissioner Dingdong Dantes, National Youth Commission (NYC)   environment committee head, lobbies Senate on May 12, to involve youth in disaster risk reduction and mitigation policy-making. Photo by NYC