Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

Zika Alert

  Making headlines around the world, the Zika Virus is the latest, most dangerous threat to our health. Similar to the Ebola Virus Alert in 2014, which the World Health…

After U.S. Snowzilla, Snow Storm Jonas heads to Britain

    Causing thick snow and hurricane winds, Winter Storm Jonas brought what is dubbed as Snowzilla over the east coast in the US, forcing to shut down the operations…

The Tragedies that Were: A Second Look at 2015’s Global Disasters

  This year, severe weather events impacted several regions around the world—proof of the ever-growing threat of Climate Change. Fittingly enough, it was also this year when nation leaders gathered…

Philippine Weather Forecast: “Onyok” moving closer to landmass

The Low Pressure Area (LPA), formerly Nona, already dissipated yesterday. PAGASA continues to monitor Onyok, which remains as a Tropical Depression with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour….

What COP21 really stands for

C- limate Change affects everyone in millions of ways. From producing extreme weather events that destroy lives and properties, health, and the animals’ habitat, to effects of ocean acidification, coral…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Storm intensifies, Signal No.1 hoisted

Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 was hoisted over Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and Masbate including Burias, Ticao Islands, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte and…

Philippine Weather Forecast: “Bagyong Nona” to make landfall in Bicol area

A couple of days before Christmas, the Tropical Storm with international name “Melor” has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at around 4:00A M today. It was given a…

The Hazards of Haze

The forest fire in Indonesia that began in July caused haze in nearby countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Southern Thailand. Kalimantan (Borneo) and Western Sumatra in Indonesia are…

Rage of Yolanda: A Look Back and a Step Forward

The second half of 2013 was a challenging season for the Philippines. At the heels of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that shook Bohol on October 15 came Super Typhoon Haiyan,…

Blessings from Lando

Last October 18 2015, Tropical Cyclone Lando (Koppu) brought heavy to intense rain showers in Luzon as it traversed slowly towards Northern Luzon—just in time when water levels in the…