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How are PH tsunami warning systems maintained

To many, what took place in Indonesia serves as a reminder for the Philippines to ensure that preparations for such disasters are continuously being implemented and improved — MANILA, Philippines – The tsunami in Palu, Indonesia, took more than 1,500 lives. Several factors – including the country’s topography, vulnerable communities, and a less-than-robust early warning …

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Are Filipino communities prepared for a tsunami

In the event of a disaster, communities should ‘act as one,’ says Ishmael Narag of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology — MANILA, Philippines – The deadly tsunami in Palu, Indonesia, which took more than 2,000 lives, can be attributed to several factors, including the country’s topography, vulnerable communities, and a less-than-robust early warning …

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CHECKLIST: What should households prepare for an earthquake

How are your families preparing for a major disaster? — (MANILA, Philippines) Is your household prepared for the “Big One”? According to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), every household should be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed when dealing with earthquakes and other major disasters. Preparing for the ‘Big One’ …

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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Sarangani

Phivolcs says no damage is expected from the earthquake on Tuesday, July 3, but there will be aftershocks — (MANILA, Philippines) A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Glan, Sarangani at 5:59 pm on Tuesday, July 3. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) earlier put the earthquake’s magnitude at 5.8, then later downgraded it to …

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