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The Philippines: New disaster operations centre launched

Satellite image of typhoon hitting the Philippines

The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with the technology provider IBM launched the Intelligent Operations Cen

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/03/2014 - 09:47
latitude: 
14.676
longitude: 
121.044

Philippines: Sensors for Volcano and Earthquake Early Warning

Mayon Volcano in the Philippines in 2009

The Philippines is a country frequently affected by volcanic eruptions and seismic activities as it is located on the circum-Pacific seismic belt.

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Mon, 17/03/2014 - 12:32
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Tropical cyclone season over the Atlantic and typhoon season over the Pacific in 2013

Typhoons in East Asia in 2013
Storms over the Atlantic 2013

The season over the Atlantic Ocean was considerably quieter than the typhoon season over the Western Pacific Ocean.

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Mon, 09/12/2013 - 15:00

Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

 

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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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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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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