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Disastrous disaster capitalism

What this is, in simple terms, is disaster capitalism: the commodification of crisis in order to generate greater profits. What others would call “supply and demand” is actually sellers preying on fear, anxiety, and sometimes even safety in order to generate profit. By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com Crises are always unpredictable regardless of preparation. The current… The post Disastrous disaster capitalism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatJan 14th, 2020

Disastrous disaster capitalism

What this is, in simple terms, is disaster capitalism: the commodification of crisis in order to generate greater profits. What others would call “supply and demand” is actually sellers preying on fear, anxiety, and sometimes even safety in order to generate profit. By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com Crises are always unpredictable regardless of preparation. The current… The post Disastrous disaster capitalism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

Libo-libong evacuees bumalik na sa kani-kanilang bahay sa palibot ng Bulkang Taal

BUMALIK na ang libo-libong evacues sa kani-kanilang bahay sa mga bayan sa palibot ng Bulkang Taal matapos namang ibaba ang alert status sa alert level 3. Sinabi ni Ricardo Jalad, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council executive director na inaasahang 90 porsiyento ng mga inilikas ang babalik sa mga lugar na mas malayo sa […] The post Libo-libong evacuees bumalik na sa kani-kanilang bahay sa palibot ng Bulkang Taal appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Halos 100K pamilya, apektado ng Bulkang Taal – NDRRMC

Manila, Philippines – Dalawang linggo matapos ang unang phreatic eruption ng Bulkang Taal, halos 100,000 pamilya ang apektado ng akribidad ng bulka, ayon sa National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Base sa 6 a.m. situational report ng NDRRMC, nasa 376,327 katao o 98,187 pamilya ang apektado matapos ang phreatic eruption nito Enero 12. […] The post Halos 100K pamilya, apektado ng Bulkang Taal – NDRRMC appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Animal rescue, ipinasasama ni Nancy sa disaster planning

Manila, Philippines – Nanawagan si Senador Nancy Binay sa pamahalaan na isama ang animal rescue at evacuation sa disaster risk reduction plans upang matiyak na mabibigyan ng sapat na proteksityon sa mga hayop sa panahon ng kalamidad. Sa pahayag, sinabi ni Binay na inihain niya ang Senate Resolution No. 295 na humihiling na magsagawa ng […] The post Animal rescue, ipinasasama ni Nancy sa disaster planning appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Harvard, UST, KBP to award best student-produced content on disaster resilience

The following is a press release from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiatives Program on Resilient Communities. The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Program on Resilient Communities (HHI PRC) is partnering with the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) to award outstanding media contents on disaster resilience produced ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

ELAZIG, Turkey – Rescue workers raced against time Saturday, January 25, to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,000 injured in eastern Turkey. The Turkish government's disaster and emergency management agency (AFAD) said in a series of tweets early on Saturday ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

DTI launches livelihood assistance program for disaster victims

The Department of Trade and Industry launched its livelihood assistance program, Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa on Jan. 20 when President Rodrigo Duterte’s visited the evacuees in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

Suportahan natin ang ₱30B supplemental budget

Nanawagan si Pa­ngulong Rodrigo Duterte para sa pagpapatayo ng mga evacuation center sa lahat ng disaster prone provinces sa buong kapuluan. Kailangan ng malaking pondo sa proyektong ito kaya hiniling niya sa Kongreso na maglaan ng malaking budget para rito......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

14 patay sa M6.8 lindol na yumanig sa Turkey

Turkey – Niyanig ng magnitude 6.8 lindol ang silangang bahagi ng Turkey kahapon, Biyernes kung saan 14 indibidwal ang nasawi. Kinumpirma ng Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) ng Turkey ang walong nasawi sa Elazig at anim pang indibidwal sa Malatya habang nasa 100 din ang naiulat na sugatan. Samantala, nagbabala naman ang AFAD officials […] The post 14 patay sa M6.8 lindol na yumanig sa Turkey appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

Taal refugees still need help says foundation

A NON-PROFIT organization Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) is calling on its member companies and other private sector entities to continue contributing aid to areas affected by the Taal volcano eruption, especially as help is not currently distributed evenly to all evacuation centers......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

PDRRMO to local responders: Formulate contingency plan in case n-CoV enters Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (LDRRMOs) have been alerted to remain vigilant on the public health hazard that the 2019 novel coronavirus may bring should it make its way in the province. On Thursday morning, January 23, 2022, Provincial DRRM Officer Neil Angelo Sanchez sent out an advisory to […] The post PDRRMO to local responders: Formulate contingency plan in case n-CoV enters Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

Unilever, PRC fuse capability

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman Senator Richard Gordon met with Unilever Philippines Vice President for Sustainable Business and Communications Ed Sunico and Senior Manager for Sustainable Business Rondell Torres to discuss the PRC’s partnership with Unilever in disaster response. Unilever donated 1,000 hygiene kits containing body wash, shampoo and conditioner, deo-lotion sachets and fabric conditioner […] The post Unilever, PRC fuse capability appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

20IB and LGU Gamay, Northern Samar showcases resiliency against calamities

The 20th Infantry (We Lead) Battalion of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division conducted Disaster Rescue and Relief Operations (DRRO) during the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Tisoy” on December 2, 2019 in Northern Samar......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

Taal evacuees receive help through ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya

The entire country was shocked when Taal volcano suddenly erupted, sending a thick ashfall to blanket over Batangas and Cavite, and even reaching some parts of Metro Manila. Despite the heartbreaking disaster, affected families didn’t feel abandoned with all the help and support that came pouring in from fellow Filipinos......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Panukalang Department of Disaster Resilience umusad na

UMUSAD na kahapon sa Kamara de Representantes ang panukalang pagtatayo ng Department of Disaster Resilience na tututok sa mga paghahanda sa mga kalamidad at rehabilitasyon ng mga mapipinsalang lugar. Sa sesyon sa Batangas City ginawa ang sponsorship speech ng panukala kung saan din pinakinggan ang mga evacuees at opisyal ng iba’t ibang bayan na naapektuhan […] The post Panukalang Department of Disaster Resilience umusad na appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Almost 40,000 families remain in evac centers

The number of families affected by the ongoing Taal Volcano unrest has  climbed to 71,717 families or 282,021 persons as of Wednesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported. Of the 71,717 families residing in Batangas, Cavite, Laguna and Quezon provinces, around 39,052 families (148,987 individuals) are staying in 483 evacuation centers. The […] The post Almost 40,000 families remain in evac centers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Number of evacuees exceeds 282,000

The number of families affected by the ongoing Taal Volcano unrest has now climbed to 71,717 families or 282,021 persons, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Wednesday. Of the 71,717 affected families residing in Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, and Quezon, around 39,052 families or 148,987 individuals are being sheltered in 483 evacuation […] The post Number of evacuees exceeds 282,000 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Few signs of life in no-man& rsquo;s land

A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines’ Taal Volcano lay in contrast with a few signs of life at ground zero of the disaster on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

The challenge of Taal Volcano

Screengrab from InterAksyon.TAAL VOLCANO's eruption on Sunday, January 12, tested the capacity of the media to cover a completely different kind of disaster. It also put to test the gains of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

Duterte eyes evac centers in disaster-prone areas

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Congress to provide a supplemental budget for the construction of big evacuation shelters in disaster-prone areas. In a speech during his visit to Sto. Tomas, Batangas, where he distributed relief aid to evacuees, Duterte asked the House of Representatives to provide P30 billion for the project. “I’m urging Congress […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020