Country: Philippines

DemographicsNational Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) of the PhilippinesPast disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in the PhilippinesDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebPhilippine’s risk rankings3rd most at-risk country in World Risk Report 2012Manila 2nd most at-risk city in Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2013Risk profiles and dataClimate ChangeClimate Change Vulnerability Mapping for Southeast AsiaClimate and weather hazardsPAGASAEarthquake, volcano, and tsunami hazardsPHIVOLCS hazard mapsUrban RiskUrban risk profile for ManilaUN-ISDR overview of disaster risk in the PhilippineGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/phlClimate Change Commission site for the PhilippinesRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for the Philippines 

Presentation of the Open Shelter Database in the Philippines; IFRC-SRU (2018)

Humanitarian Sheltering is a key component to assist affected populations in rebuilding lives and livelihoods. The Open Shelter Database currently hosts information on 160 shelters implemented by different actors in various countries. All shelters recorded in the database are presented in a comparable and standardized fashion in order to offer an overview of construction techniques, …

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COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework

The Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre invites the 2nd International Forum and Disaster Resilience on the topic: “COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework” Date: 3 July 2020 Time: 13:00 – 18h30 (GMT+9, Seoul Time) Connection: https://event.voiceboxer.com/event/rcnbtr/login      

Flood Resilience Alliance: Philippines Country Briefing

The Philippines is the twelfth most populated country in the world and is ranked third globally in terms of its vulnerability to natural hazards. The Philippines is especially prone to hydrometeorological events with floods accounting for over 80 per cent of natural hazard events in the country during the last 50 years, with devastating economic and social impacts. The Zurich Flood …

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10 Key Takeaways from the Immersive Technologies & Digital Games for School Disaster Preparedness Report

The use of virtual reality simulations in a variety of training and pedagogical contexts is expanding, reflective of an upward trend in immersive technologies & digital games’ impact for social good. To embrace this transformative wave, The Global Disaster Preparedness Centre (GDPC) and the American Red Cross commissioned research in 2019 to examine how immersive …

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Cash Preparedness Case Study – Philippines Red Cross

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in Philippines between 2015 and 2017.    Find more resources and informational materials on cash assistance in emergencies on the Cash Hub. Cash Hub https://cash-hub.org/resources/cash-in-emergencies

Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources