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Disaster Risk Reduction Framework of Action Released

Sendai, Japan – After marathon meetings and negotiations at the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the HFA 2.0 or Hyogo Framework of Action for 2015-2030…

PH actively participates in World Conference on DRR

    In Sendai, Japan where nation leaders and representatives gathered for the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Philippine Climate Change Commissioner Lucille Sering shared…

Taking action on Disaster Risk Reduction

    Sendai, Japan – Multi-sectoral groups continued to review the various inputs for the updated Hyogo Framework of Action, a framework document proposing Disaster Risk Reduction techniques for many…

PH participates in World Conference on Disaster Risk Management

    Sendai, Japan – In the ongoing 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, the 79 Philippine contingents, led by Senator Loren Legarda and Social…

Sendai Revisited

  The capital of Miyagi Prefecture and the largest city in the Tohoku Region, Sendai is also known as the “City of Forest” and “Academic Town” because of its generous…

22% of damages in agriculture from natural disasters

    Sendai, Japan- The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released a new study stating that 22% of damages from natural disasters, such as floods,…

Vanuatu President Seeks Assistance at UN WCDRR

      Sendai, Japan – While world leaders gathered in Sendai four years after the Great East Asia Earthquake, Category-5 Cyclone Pam hit the South Pacific island nation, Vanuatu….

Biggest Gathering of Disaster Risk Reduction Experts in Sendai

    Sendai, Japan- Leaders from 186 countries and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) experts from various sectors gathered at the opening ceremony of the 3rd United Nations World Conference in…

Courtesy Call to JMA

    Yesterday morning, producers of Panahon TV visited the Japan Meteorological Agency situated in the world’s largest city, Tokyo. Senior Scientific Officer Takuya Hosomi welcomed the Panahon TV team…

Road to Sendai: The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Japan- PANAHON.TV, the Philippines’ only dedicated program on weather and traffic, climate change and preparedness is covering the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan on…