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Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the emergency management of floods in Manila, Philippines.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 08:58

International Charter activated for Floods in Philippines

On 8 August 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite-based data for the recent floods in Philippines.

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Wed, 08/08/2012 - 13:35

Philippines: Geo-hazard maps go public

The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce vulnerability at community level.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:03
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Disaster management center up in forum

The Philippines will seek assistance in setting up a disaster management center at next week’s forum of lawmakers in the region in Japan, a senator said yesterday.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:01
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Shared images to help Philippines make disaster plans

While some countries have shipped relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” others are sharing valuable satellite data on the devastated areas in Mindanao.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 14:54
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

MGB-6 Emphasises Utilisation of Geohazard Maps

Since the information provided in geohazard maps shows the level of susceptibility of an area to hazards such as flooding and landslides, they should be used by local government officials,

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 12:59
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Benguet to secure software on rapid earthquake damage assessment system

The provincial government of Benguet, Philippines, may soon have an accurate seismic hazard database as it is now working to secure a software program called REDAS or the Rapid Earthquake Dama

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Fri, 08/07/2011 - 16:46
latitude: 
16.4774
longitude: 
120.585

Aquino unveils 3-D mapping project

 URDANETA, Pangasinan, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III announced Friday the allocation of P1 billion for the creation of a three-dimensional map of the entire country that is de

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Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:51

Philippines to Make 3D Map to Boost Disaster Preparedness

Manila - The Philippines plans to come up with a three-dimensional map of the country in order to boost disaster preparedness, President Benigno Aquino III said Friday.

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Tue, 12/04/2011 - 14:28
latitude: 
14.5833
longitude: 
120.967

Philippines to roll out unified mapping project

Philippines is to undertake a unified mapping project.

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:42
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774