Three earthquakes in 20 minutes hit the Philippines yesterday (9th April)

A series of three earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 5.0 to 5.9 have struck the Philippines south of Manila. The strong earthquakes damaged buildings and caused panicked tourists to flee a popular dive resort near the Philippine capital on Saturday.…

Powerful earthquake strikes Mindanao, Philippines

On the morning of Saturday 11th, February at 1.00am, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck killing at least six people in the southern Philippines, injured about 120 others, damaged buildings and the airport. It woke residents from sleep in Surigao del Norte province…

Floods in Vietnam kill 24 with many missing

Typhoon Sarika has left devastation in the Philippines and now impacts on Vietnams Quang Binh province. Twenty-four people have been reported dead with many missing. The heavy rain associated with the Typhoon has seen 90cm fall in a very short…

Pure Force Deploys Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Software in 30 Cities in Philippines

Pure Force and Rescue Corporation has deployed a nationwide emergency call app and coordinated emergency dispatching system, built upon Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure software, across 30 cities in Philippines. The technologies help police, fire and rescue and emergency medical services…

Forest fires in the Philippines cause evacuations from Mt Apo

A major forest fire broke out on the Philippines, Mt. Apo on Saturday (26 March) and has affected more than 100 hectares of forest cover. Dozens of trekkers, who climbed Mt. Apo during the Holy Week, were evacuated as the…

Pure Force Serving the Public Safety Needs of the Philippines

Nationwide emergency alert number and dispatch center raises safety and security response for the people of Philippines. It all started with a vision – to improve the daily lives of every Philippine citizen for a safer and more secure community.…

Six children among 15 killed in Philippines market fire

The blaze started by what appears to be an electrical fault has claimed the lives of 15 people at a market in southern Philippines. Fifteen people, including six children, have been killed after they were trapped in a burning market in…

E2S Warning Signals provide the critical final link for the Philippines’ tsunami warning system

The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami killed 230,000 people in 14 countries, and swamped coastal communities with waves up to 30 metres high. Following this tragic event, the UN set up the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System, and although…

Cyclone Noul hits the Philippines hard

A powerful cyclone Noul slammed into the northern parts of the Philippines this weekend, civil defence officials said. Two people were killed, a lot less than expected. Many of the people who evacuated from the storm’s path started to return home late Sunday…

Pacific 7.7 magnitude Earthquake

A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 has struck off Papua New Guinea, just before midnight on the 29th March official monitors say, and a tsunami warning has been issued. The quake was at a depth of 65 kilometres,…

Philippines Typhoon Triggers Major Evacuation

Nearly 900,000 people were evacuated when Typhoon Hagupit (known locally as Ruby) made landfall twice in the Philippines according to the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.  The typhoon lashed the central and northern parts of the country…

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