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PHIVOLCS Conducts Training for Saranggani and GenSan Teachers PDF Print
Friday, 16 December 2011 07:23

THE PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY (PHIVOLCS) organized the “Learning to Communicate Tsunami and Tsunami Hazards: Teachers’ Training” workshop held on Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 in General Santos City, giving emphasis on stable disaster awareness and preparedness.
     Through a series of lectures and applied workshop, the facilitators for the five-day training were able to introduce the information on hazards like earthquake and tsunami to Saranggani Province and GenSan City elementary school and special education teachers

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Dipolog City Teachers Receive PHIVOLCS’ New Information Materials PDF Print
Friday, 16 December 2011 06:46

AS INTEGRAL PART OF ITS AWARENESS AND PREPAREDNESS ON DISASTERS PROGRAM, THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) administered training divided into three batches on Oct. 26 to 28 for teachers of DepEd Dipolog City, providing them with valuable information and materials useful as teaching method.

A teacher from DepEd Dipolog demonstrates how to integrate "Aahh..Ngayon Alam Ko Na!!" flashcard in teaching

     An offshoot to the project under UNESCO-Jakarta that concluded last June, the three-day seminar entitled “Learning to Communicate Tsunami and Tsunami Hazards: Teachers’ Training” served as a means for better understanding on how to prepare for unexpected catastrophes such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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THIRD PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI DRILL SET FOR NOVEMBER PDF Print
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 07:28

The Philippines will join other countries around the Pacific Ocean as a participant in a mock tsunami scenario on 10 November 2011 at eight o’clock in the morning (PST). The exercise aims to increase preparedness, evaluate response capabilities in each country, and improve coordination throughout the region to a regional or local source tsunami. Dubbed as Exercise Pacific Wave 11 (PacWave11), this is the third, with the first having been carried out in May 2006, and the second in October 2008.

     The exercise will consist of ten different scenarios to allow each participating country to respond to a regional or local source tsunami event. For the Philippines, the scenario will be a local tsunami generated by the Philippine Trench offshore of the eastern coastline of the country.

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