Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

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….

#BucketlistGoals: Don’t say no to Mount Pinatubo

Blessed with scenic spots and beautiful people, the Philippines is undoubtedly a world-class paradise! But with these treasures come the hazards the country is prone to; each year we face…

“TAG-ULAN” has arrived!

After the sweltering heat of the past few months, we now brace ourselves for rains asPAGASA declared the onset of the rainy season yesterday afternoon, May 24, 2016. In a…

#Halalan2016: Let the GREEN win!

Climate change has become a major concern, not only in the Philippines, but all over the globe. Through the past decades, it has claimed thousands of lives, polluted many cities,…

April 2016 Earthquakes: Are they indicators of an impending disaster in PH?

    On the third week of April 2016, a series of massive earthquakes hit different parts of the world, killing more than 700 people. These raised a common question…

Traveler’s Guide: Things to Include in Your Travel Kit this Tag-init

    Though summer vacations are all about having fun under the sun, travelers must take caution to avoid accidents and sicknesses. The best way to be prepared for small…

TOP 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HEAT INDEX

As temperatures go higher and the weather gets warmer, we should be more prepared for the possible impacts of extreme heat. Part of being prepared is being aware and knowledgeable….

Rice, Bullets and El Niño: A Recipe for Conflict

By Amor Larrosa and Desserie Dionio, Panahon TV Reporters Gunshots echoed as protesters hurled stones against the police. Blasts of water cannons were directed toward rallyists, who ran for their…