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UN says PH preparedness cut death toll


The United Nations agency for disaster reduction has lauded the Philippines’ preparedness for Typhoon “Pablo,” saying enhanced weather forecasting and flood warning systems helped reduce loss of lives from the typhoon.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN hails Philippines early typhoon warning systems

The PAGASA-DOST Weather Radar Station in Barangay Buenavista, Bato, Catanduanes. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Improved early warning systems in the Philippines saved many lives as the country was ravaged by Typhoon Bopha, the United Nations office for disaster risk reduction said Wednesday.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »