Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the emergency management of floods in Manila, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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
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
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.
Philippines is to undertake a unified mapping project.
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