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PH can learn from Japan about disaster preparedness

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As the Philippines starts to rise from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” it could benefit from adopting certain practices of one of Japan’s prefectures where preparing for disasters is a constant endeavor involving the government and residents.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

EU envoy promotes disaster preparedness in Camarines Sur

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The European Union (EU) envoy to the Philippines visited Camarines Sur on Tuesday to promote the importance of disaster preparedness.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

EU cites PH’s improved disaster preparedness

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Despite the high death toll of Typhoon “Pablo,” the European Union’s coordinating body for humanitarian aid lauded the Philippines’ preparedness for the latest killer storm to hit the country.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

No-fly, no-sail zones set for South Korea satellite launch

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The regions of Bicol, Eastern Visayas and Caraga are to be “no-fly, no-sail” zones as a precautionary measure when South Korea conducts a satellite launch on Oct. 26, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Council (NDRRMC) announced Tuesday.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Filipino students to take quake lessons home from Japan

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Six Filipino students flew to Japan over the weekend to take part in post-quake research and field work and take home lessons on post-disaster management and reconstruction, the Embassy of Japan in Manila said.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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