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The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16

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Philippines: Government develops disaster early warning system

Satellite image shows floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines has developed an early warning system in order to keep the public informed of possible storm surges floods or landslides.

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Thu, 06/02/2014 - 13:41

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Tacloban: Summit to learn from Typhoon Haiyan

Vice Mayor Yoakasin met with the architect and urban planner James Jao

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the City of Tacloban - capital of the Philippine province of Leyte - will hold a summit to share both successes and failures during the Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda).

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Tue, 17/12/2013 - 11:19

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Relief efforts in Philippines: satellite data used for crowdsource mapping

Relief workers continue struggling to reach some of the most devastated regions

More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network. The method uses

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Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02

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The Philippines: International Charter activated due to Typhoon

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter was activated

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to the landfall made by super Typhoon Haiyan over the central Philippines at 04:40, local time.

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Fri, 08/11/2013 - 15:06

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NASA sees Typhoon Nesat nearing landfall in northern Philippines

NASA's Terra satellite saw the western edges of Typhoon Nesat brushing the eastern Philippines yesterday as Luzon prepares for a landfall today. Warning Signals are in effect throughout the northern Philippines as the typhoon nears.

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Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:15

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Volcano in the Philippines

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The Bulusan volcano in the central Philippines has been ejecting ash and steam since since 6 November 2010. According to the National

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10/11/2010

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Floods in The Philippines

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Floods caused by continuous rains affected 117 families and 548 persons. Rescue teams were mobilized in search for the missing.

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RP supports use of space tech to address climate change

In a statement delivered at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Libran Cabactulan shared the Philippine experience in the aftermath of tropical storm Ketsana and typhoon Parma last year. The Philippines has expressed its support for the use outer space technologies to help deal with disasters and calamities.

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