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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Philippines to Invest in State-of-the-Art Disaster Monitoring Systems

President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the release of P1.6 billion to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to enable it to tap “state-of-the-art technology” and improve the accuracy of weather and disaster information-gathering and reporting...

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Philippine Flood Sensors Funded

President Benigno Aquino III has directed the Department of Budget and Management to release P150 million for the installation of 1,000 automatic water level sensors nationwide to aid forecasters in tracking river water levels and potential floods...

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Philippines Offers Malaysian Firms Access To Infrastructure Sector

The Philippines government's offering of 33 infrastructure projects for public-private partnerships (PPP) worth RM22.93 billion will offer Malaysian construction supplies manufacturers and professional services providers with access to the country's rapidly developing infrastructure sector. Read More

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Philippine Coral Reefs’ Mapping Proposed

Mapping of all marine resources has been advanced by two experts from the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) who said that "knowing just how large the country's coral reefs are would help us determine the...

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Philippines: Local Government Units Told to Climate-proof Land Plans

Speaking at a round-table discussion held in Makati City yesterday, Walter Salzer, director and principal adviser for the Environment and Rural Development Program of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) said LGUs need to climate-proof or...

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Floods in Southern Philippines Leave Hundreds Dead

Flash floods in the southern Philippines on Saturday sent water gushing into homes, killing more than 500 people and surprising families who fled to rooftops clutching children, officials said. The flooding was set off by tropical storm...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Disaster Preparedness Long Overdue

I’m referring to disaster preparedness. We all know how many lives have been lost, how many homes, schools, roads, and other facilities and infrastructure have been destroyed by earthquakes, floods, typhoons, and other calamities. German watch, an international...

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Maximizing the Co-benefits of REDD-Plus Actions

Organised together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines and with assistance from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the workshop provided a forum for experts involved in ICI projects...

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

President Aquino: Geo-hazard Maps to Help Identify Disaster-prone Areas

People can now rely on geo-hazard maps and not horoscopes to divine the best locations for homes and commercial centers, President Benigno Aquino III announced here Friday. The President, who was in this southern Luzon city to...

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Frustration Over Philippines’ Delayed Infrastructure

When President Benigno Aquino came to office in June 2010, he promised to repair and replace the country's flagging infrastructure. Included in the plans were a toll road and an extended rail line to Cavite. Or, that...

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