Philippines

Seminar: Exploring disaster responses in the Philippines

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20th October 2014, 13:00 to 14:30, W007, Dept of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

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55

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-2

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20/10/2014

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Durham

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W007, Dept. of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

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  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR), University of Durham

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Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau

The Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), as steward of the country's mineral resources, is committed to the promotion of sustainable mineral resources development, aware of its contribution to national economic growth and countryside community development. It fully recognizes that the development of a responsive policy framework in partnership with stakeholders to govern mineral exploration, mining and investment decisions and an effective institutional structure, are fundamental requisites for the sustainable utilization of the country's mineral resources.

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Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is a service institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that is principally mandated to mitigate disasters that may arise from volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunami and other related geotectonic phenomena.

Read more: http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/

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Philippines National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA)

The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) surveys and maps the land and water resources of the Philippines. One of NAMRIA's major mandates is to provide both the public and private sectors with mapmaking services as well as geographic and resource information.

Read more: http://www.namria.gov.ph/

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Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

PAGASA is the Philippine national institution dedicated to provide flood and typhoon warnings, public weather forecasts and advisories, meteorological, astronomical, climatological, and other specialized information and services primarily for the protection of life and property and in support of economic, productivity and sustainable development. The government agency was created on December 8, 1972 by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 78 reorganizing the Philippine Weather Bureau into PAGASA.

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Philippines Office of Civil Defense

The National Civil Defense Administration (NCDA) was established on August 18, 1954 through Republic Act 1190 otherwise known as the Civil Defense Act of 1954.

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Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

The National

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