Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

Media Takes Action on Climate Change

See previous article: Climate Action through Communication The two-day Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) organized by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union held in Dhaka, Bangladesh concluded…

Climate Action through Communication

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, in partnership with Bangladesh TV, gathered Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) advocates, climate and weather experts, and communication and media practitioners for the Third Climate Change and…

The Truth about Mysterious Sea Creatures and Earthquakes

They looked like beings from another world. Fish that’s almost ten times the average Filipino height.. An unidentified hairy carcass washed ashore. Such sea creatures are not only mysterious-looking, but…

What to Do When a Tornado Strikes

A tornado is a thin column of air extending from a thunderstorm cloud to or near the ground. Rotating counterclockwise at around 450 kilometers per hour or even faster, it…

A Week of Global Disasters

Disasters strike like thieves in the night, unpredictable and dangerous. In a span of six days, they’ve wreaked havoc in different parts of the world, including the Philippines.   Sinkhole…

FACES OF BREATHTAKING BATANES

Maybebkas kan mayanien Makenem as masalaosao Pachivanan ko sa aya Ta imo mian du nakem ko. (Mighty waves and thunderstorms Heavy clouds and stormy skies All of these may come…

Top3 Go-to Places this Rainy Season

Contrary to popular belief, the rains don’t have to ruin your travel plans. Though destinations may be limited by inclement weather, you can still enjoy these three activities that will…

Driving Safe in Wet Weather

After the scorching heat of the previous months, rain showers and thunderstorms are now taking center stage. Apart from risks to our health, the rainy season also poses threats for…

Parliamentarians, Planet and Peace: International Leadership Conference

Kathmandu – More than a year after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, the city held a gathering of peacemakers and peacebuilders last July 27-30, 2016, hosted by the Universal…

AUGUST: Awesome or Awful?

A few weeks from entering the “ber” months, here are eight things you should know about the 8th month of the year in the aspects of weather and astronomy. 1….