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PHIVOLCS is a science and technology institution committed to provide highest quality earthquake, tsunami, volcano and other related hazards information and services that are responsive to its stakeholders.



To achieve this, we:

1. Ensure reliable and robust systems of monitoring, warning, research and support operations;

2. Engage stakeholders for effective, efficient and relevant communication of information;

3. Actively collaborate with local and international partners on disaster risk reduction and management;

4. Implement transparent transactions compliant with existing rules and regulations; and

5. Strategically develop competencies of staff aligned with organizational goals.



PHIVOLCS commits to continual improvement for the satisfaction of its stakeholders. The pursuit of this quality goal is inspired by the core values of the Institute.


Dr. Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change, DOST and Officer in Charge, PHIVOLCS