The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the Philippines has elaborated geohazard maps for 131 out of the 171 cities and municipalitie
According to a report from the International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council, almost 22 million people were forced to flee their homes due to disasters trigge
The Department of Science and Technology of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major
On 15 and 16 July 2014 Typhoon Rammasun swept across the southern Philippine islands of Luzon as a category 3 storm.
On 26 May 2014, the Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center (YoRInfoCenter) was launched by the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Department
The Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), as steward of the country's mineral resources, is committed to the promotion of sustainable mineral resources development, aware of its contr
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is a service institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that is principally mandated to mitigate disasters that m
The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) surveys and maps the land and water resources of the Philippines.
PAGASA is the Philippine national institution dedicated to provide flood and typhoon warnings, public weather forecasts and advisories, meteorological, astronomical, climatological, and other speci
The National Civil Defense Administration (NCDA) was established on August 18, 1954 through Republic Act 1190 otherwise known as the Civil Defense Act of 1954.
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