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DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Having a portal of readily usable knowledge and information on health emergencies is one proactive way to prepare for their occurrence. Follow the links to find information on health emergency/disaster management
Title
Natural Disasters – Myths and Realities
Publisher/Source
Pan American Health Organization
URL
Description
This webpage lists a number of myths and their corresponding realities in relation to natural disasters.
Date
December 2009
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Category
Disaster Management
Title
Tropical Storm “Ondoy” – Response from the Department of Health
Publisher/Source
Department of Health, Philippines
URL
Description
This site runs down the “actions taken by the Department of Health” in response to the health concerns of the Filipino people during the Tropical Storm “Ondoy”
Date
Accessed: December 2009
Created: October 1, 2009
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Category
Disaster Management
Title
“Ondoy” and “Pepeng” Daily Information Kit
Publisher/Source
Department of Health, Philippines
URL
Description
This site contains the “Information Kit” which runs down the health consequences of the Typhoons’ “Ondoy” and “Pepeng”.
Date
Accessed: December 2009
Created: October 29, 2009
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Category
Disaster Management
Title
“Ondoy” and “Pepeng” Updates: “Ondoy” and “Pepeng” Chronicles
Publisher/Source
Department of Health, Philippines
URL
Description
This site contains the “Information Kit” which runs down the health consequences of the Typhoons’ “Ondoy” and “Pepeng” reported on a daily basis.
Date
Accessed: December 2009
Created: October 29, 2009
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Category
Disaster Management
Title
Disaster Management Service
Publisher/Source
The Philippine National Red Cross
URL
Description
The Disaster Management Services (DMS) provides relief in times of disasters and carries on measures to minimize the suffering caused by them. Disaster preparedness is also a major component of its program that aims to prepare especially the vulnerable communities in the event of calamities
Date
Accessed: December 2009 (c) 2006
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Category
Disaster Management
Title
Community Based Disaster Management in the Philippines: Making a Difference in People's Lives
Publisher/Source
Lorna P. Victoria, Director, Center for Disaster Preparedness
URL
Description
This paper highlights the features, processes, components and gains of community based preparedness and mitigation of key organizations involved in the Philippine Disaster Management Forum (Victoria, L. P.)
Date
Accessed: December 2009
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A UNESCO-supported Project of the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication for the Department of Health-Region VIII
(Eastern Visayas) December 2009