Super-typhoon Bopha (locally called Pablo) that hit the Philippines on 4 December 2012 was one of the worst storms the region had ever seen.
In early December 2012, Bopha made landfall in the southern Philippines as a powerful typhoon.
Based on communication with the Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Pacific Office, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER requested the activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" t
The recently- conducted GIS 8 Network 6th Conference and 14th Regional Assembly underscored the benefits of optimizing the use of geospatial information in support to disaster risk reduction and ma
The Philippine government has launched a mobile phone application which can provide real-time information on rainfall and flooding to the general public.
Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the emergency management of floods in Manila, Philippines.
On 8 August 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite-based data for the recent floods in Philippines.
The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce vulnerability at community level.
The Philippines will seek assistance in setting up a disaster management center at next week’s forum of lawmakers in the region in Japan, a senator said yesterday.
While some countries have shipped relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” others are sharing valuable satellite data on the devastated areas in Mindanao.
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