Posts Tagged Renato Solidum

Creation of Dam Committee now under discussion in NDRRMC — Usec. Solidum

Marje Pelayo   •   November 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is currently discussing the creation of a committee that will focus on dam operations in the country. “Ang...

Heavy rainfall, siltation, high tide among possible causes of Marikina River overflow — USec. Solidum

Marje Pelayo   •   November 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Residents of Marikina City and the city government did not expect the sudden increase in Marikina River’s water level in the course of Typhoon Ulysses. The river...

Phivolcs reiterates need for strict building code compliance to cut disaster risks

Robie de Guzman   •   December 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Tuesday reiterated its call for strict compliance of the national building code to reduce, if not totally avoid,...

PHIVOLCS assesses if Mindanao quake affected nearby volcanoes

Marje Pelayo   •   December 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – More than a hundred aftershocks were felt across Mindanao since a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit Davao del Sur on Sunday (December 15). According to Science and Technology...

PHIVOLCS: Damaged structures in Itbayat may have used porous limestone

Marje Pelayo   •   July 31, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The municipality of Itbayat and other island towns in the province of Batanes in Northern Luzon are landmasses that emerged from the ocean, according to the Philippine...

Old structures in Manila need checking for quality, safety — Solidum

Marje Pelayo   •   July 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Science and Technology Undersecretary Renato Solidum has recommended placing under quality assessment all old structures in the city of Manila. This is in reaction to Manila Mayor...

Danger level remains high near Mt. Mayon despite ease in volcanic activity — PHIVOLCS

admin   •   February 8, 2018

Legazpi, ALBAY — One should not be deceived by the seemingly calm state of Mayon Volcano. This has been the warning of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)....

PHIVOLCS analyzes possible hazards of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

admin   •   December 7, 2016

  Despite the seemingly precarious location of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant at the southwest slope of Mt. Natib, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said the possibility of...

PHIVOLCS, pinabulaanan ang kumalat na balita na may bulkang mabubuo at may malakas pang lindol na magaganap sa Bohol

admin   •   October 21, 2013

MANILA, Philippines — Pinawi ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) ang pangamba ng publiko hinggil sa mga balitang may malakas pang lindol na mangyayari sa Bohol. Ayon kay PHIVOLCS...

PHIVOLCS, itinaas ang alert level 1 sa Bulkang Mayon

admin   •   June 3, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Itinaas sa alert level 1 ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) ang bulkang Mayon sa Legazpi, Albay. Ayon kay PHIVOLCS Director Renato Solidum, patuloy na namumula ang...


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