Debris Flow Numerical Modelling using High Resolution Digital Terrain Models of Ilocos Sur, Philippines

  Victoriano REALINO II *1,2, Francesca LLANES1,2, Peter Khallil FERRER1,2, Marvee DELA RESMA1,2, Julius OBRIQUE1, Romer Carlo GACUSAN1,2, Iris Jill ORTIZ1,2, Celestino QUINA1, Dakila AQUINO1, Rodrigo Narod ECO1,2, and Alfredo Mahar Francisco LAGMAY1,2 1Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines *Corresponding Author, E-mail: [email protected] Phone: (+632) 434 4012 Telefax: (+632) 929 6047   Abstract[…]

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Priority, Capacity, Information (A three stage approach to implementing disaster risk reduction and management at the local level)

By Efrath Silver (Voluntary Service Overseas, European Union) Executive summary The Philippines has a comprehensive disaster risk reduction and management law since 2010 (RA 10121), has an extensive network of disaster risk reduction and management agencies and organisations, has the knowledge and skills available to make the country a safer place, where people can live without fear of disasters. Yet, to bring DRRM into practice seems a complicated task. This[…]

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Reported Storm Surge during Tropical Cyclone Glenda (Rammasun)

M. J. Gonzales1, J. B. L. Briones1 , J. Tablazon1, P. J. Lapidez1 , C. Mongaya1, M.T. F. Mungcal1, A. M. F. A. Lagmay1,2 1Department of Science and Technology, Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, UP Diliman Abstract On 15 July 2014, Typhoon Glenda (international name Rammasun), the strongest typhoon to make landfall in the country this year, crossed Bicol region, the provinces of Quezon, Batangas, Laguna, Cavite,[…]

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Debris Flow Hazard Map Simulation using FLO-2D for Selected Areas in the Philippines

PK Ferrer (a,b), F Llanes (a,b), M dela Resma (a,b), V II Realino (a,b), J Obrique (a), RC Gacusan (a,b), IJ Ortiz (a,b), C Quina (a), D Aquino (a), RN Eco (a,b), AMF Lagmay (a,b) (a) Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines (b) National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City Abstract On December 4, 2012, Super Typhoon Bopha wreaked[…]

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