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Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

 

Disaster Information
Name: 
Typhoon Haiyan
Region: 
Philippines
Occurance Date: 
07/11/2013
latitude: 
11.25
longitude: 
125.003

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

Philippines: Launch of open government data portal

Fires in the Philippines, seen from Space by NASA's Terra satellite.

On 27 November 2013, the Philippine government will launch their new open government data portal: data.gov.ph, as abs-cbnnews reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 31/10/2013 - 09:06
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Philippines: Interactive earthquake map of Bohol

The Earthquake information on the interactive map is based on USGS data.

The GIS software provider Esri published an interactive earthquake map of Bohol and Cebu, Philippines, to h

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:11
latitude: 
9.84999
longitude: 
124.144

Philippines produces 3D hazard map for floods

View of a 3D map of flood-prone Cagayan de Oro

In the context of its climate change adaptation efforts, the Philippine government has begun producing 3D flood hazard maps to help make better planning decisions about flood risks, as trust.org re

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 26/09/2013 - 10:20
latitude: 
8.45424
longitude: 
124.632

UNOCHA: Philippines increasingly using technologies for disasters

The Philippines is increasingly relying on technology in its preparedness and re

“Along with other countries in the region, the Philippines is increasingly relying on technology in its preparedness and response as a key programmatic tool in reducing the impact of disaster

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 06/09/2013 - 08:45
latitude: 
5.55572
longitude: 
-0.196306

Philippines: International Charter activated for effects of tropical storm

The province of Manila has been declared in state of calamity

On 19 August 2013, the activation of the International Charter has been requested by the Asia Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC) to provide satellite products of the capital city of the Philippines,

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/08/2013 - 15:56
latitude: 
31.8361
longitude: 
77.1699

Philippines launch Disaster Conscious Month this July

Some of the Philippine archipelago, as captured by ESA astronaut, Andre Kuipers.

The members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Region 2 (RDRRMC-2) in the Philippines are observing the National Disaster Consciousness Month this July.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/06/2013 - 07:24

Philippines: Adoption of Indonesia's Open Source Disaster Mitigation Tool

Fishermen in the Philippines

The website Futuregov Asia reported that the Philippines are planning to improve their disaster mitigation efforts by adopting an Indonesian mapping and planning tool: "The Department of Scien

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:38
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Typhoon Bopha: Philippines prepare for next super-storms

Super Typhoon Bopha on Dec. 2, 2012

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 19/02/2013 - 14:14
latitude: 
7.544
longitude: 
126.121