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Seminar: Exploring disaster responses in the Philippines

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Durham
Basic Information
Date: 
20/10/2014
Venue: 
W007, Dept. of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR), University of Durham

Language of event: 
English

20th October 2014, 13:00 to 14:30, W007, Dept of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

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54.7752
longitude: 
-1.58485

Disaster statistics: 22 million people displaced in 2013

The report states that almost 22 million people were displaced by disasters

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

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 18/09/2014 - 08:10

Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Philippines: Satellites track Typhoon Rammasun

Typhoon Rammasun
In this map, based on TRMM data, heavier rainfall is shown in dark blue.

On 15 and 16 July 2014 Typhoon Rammasun swept across the southern Philippine islands of Luzon as a category 3 storm.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/07/2014 - 15:38
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

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