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Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau

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

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

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

Philippines National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA)

The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) surveys and maps the land and water resources of the Philippines.

Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

PAGASA is the Philippine national institution dedicated to provide flood and typhoon warnings, public weather forecasts and advisories, meteorological, astronomical, climatological, and other speci

Philippines Office of Civil Defense

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.

Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

The National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC), formerly known as the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC), is a working group of various government, non-government

Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
latitude: 
38.9072
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-77.0365

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 loc

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Tue, 17/12/2013 - 11:19
latitude: 
11.25
longitude: 
125

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.

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Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02
latitude: 
12.059
longitude: 
123.876

NASA's Aqua satellite sees Super Typhoon Haiyan from Space

Super Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines on 8 November 2013

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired am image of Super Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines on 8 November 2013.

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 08:35
latitude: 
11.25
longitude: 
125.003