Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

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Satellite data and maps for Typhoon Haiyan

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Typhoon Haiyan

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TC-2013-000139-PHL

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Philippines

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07/11/2013
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11

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125

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. The image was acquired at 2:10 p.m. local time (5:10 UTC), when winds were estimated to be 270 km/h (165 mph).

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 08:35

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11

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125
Mon, 11/11/2013

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. The site will serve as repository for public national government datasets that can be easily accessed by the public.

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Thu, 31/10/2013 - 09:06

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15

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121
Thu, 10/31/2013

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 help government organisations in their disaster

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Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:11

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10

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124
Mon, 10/21/2013

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

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Thu, 26/09/2013 - 10:20

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8

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125
Thu, 09/26/2013

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

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Fri, 06/09/2013 - 08:45

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6

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-0
Fri, 09/06/2013

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

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 15:56

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32

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77
Mon, 08/19/2013

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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Thu, 27/06/2013 - 07:24

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Thu, 06/27/2013

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

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Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:38

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15

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121
Mon, 05/27/2013

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. The category 5 storm produced wind speeds of up to 195mph. It was the world's deadliest typhoon in 2012, killing 1,067 people, with 800 left missing and 6.2 million people affected. The cost of the damage are estimated to reach $1bn.

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Tue, 19/02/2013 - 14:14

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8

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126
Tue, 02/19/2013

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