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February 07, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:   Knowledge Management and Dissemination ( Disaster Risk Management Specialist Category: Technical Manager 1 Terms: Full-time ,  Permanent, Exclusive Engagement ( with six months…

December 12, 2016

Thu, 8 December 2016 Lauren Barrett   The old adage, ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst’, rings true for a country when it comes to…

July 19, 2016

Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), together with partner organization, Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI) launched the PDRF Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the first of its kind in the…

July 19, 2016

The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), Earthquake and Megacities Initiative (EMI), and the Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) partnered to introduce the Emergency Operations (EMOPS) system to PDRF’s network….

December 17, 2015

On December 11, 2015, EMI conducted the third training session on “Integrating DRR-CCA Assessment into the Comprehensive Land Use Plan” at the new DRRMO Building in the Quezon…

November 16, 2015

On November 5, 2015, EMI conducted a training session on “Identifying Hotspots using Hazard Overlay Mapping” at the new Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Building in the Quezon…

September 30, 2015

The report focuses on the first five months after the Nepal Earthquake of April 25, 2015. Interviews conducted during the EMI Field Mission from June 14-19, 2015 were supported by extensive desk research conducted by the authors to document pertinent information on the response and early recovery activities involving the Government of Nepal and other stakeholders.

September 28, 2015

EMI continues its partnership with the Quezon City Government and the Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation Inc. (OML Center).

September 17, 2015

During this mission, the EMI researchers met with various stakeholders involved in the post-disaster recovery of the country, including individuals from the ministries of the Government of Nepal (GoN), an advisor for the National Planning Commission (NPC), representatives of the municipalities of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Bhaktapur and Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City and focal persons of International Humanitarian Organizations (IHO), to look into…

June 25, 2015

A workshop on Creating an Enabling Environment for Investment in Urban Resilience, jointly co-organized by Stanford University, World Bank and EMI, will be held on June 30, 2015 at Stanford, Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment (Y2E2) Building – Room 299.

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