national disaster risk reduction and management council

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Aid agencies are bracing for the worst after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, triggering landslides, heavy flooding and affecting tens of millions of people.

“Blind” Fault Line Caused Negros Earthquake, Philippine Experts Say

Philippine authorities are scrambling to map out previously unknown fault lines across the archipelago after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake hit Negros earlier this month.

Aquino Expresses Deep Concern For Quake-Hit Negros, Death Toll Climbs To 15

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III is deeply concerned about those affected by yesterday’s 6.9 magnitude earthquake, and is appealing for calm and cooperation.

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Negos Oriental, Death Toll At Seven

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake was reported at 11:49 AM (PHT) this morning in Negros Oriental in the Philippines, with the current death toll hovering at seven.

Senator Legarda: The Philippines Needs An Integrated Flood Forecasting System

A Philippine senator is calling for an integrated flood warning and response system as 3.2 million people struggle with back-to-back typhoons which have triggered widespread floods across the country.