(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 25 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

OCD to hold 1st Int'l Disaster Resilience Forum

BUTUAN CITY -- The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) will hold its first International Disaster Resilience Forum (IDRF) on July 29 to 30, 2021 as part of the observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM).

This forum serves as a venue for sharing best practices in the strengthening of disaster resilience; understanding the importance of governance, citizen-participation and global partnerships towards disaster resilience; and reinforcing cooperation between stakeholders.

The IDRF will tackle integrated and interconnected solutions through information sharing and discussions on Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Resilience from experts and practitioners around the world.

Trends, best practices, and strengthening disaster resilience and sustainable development in the New Normal will be discussed through various sessions.

Leaders, policymakers, executives, experts, and civil society groups are invited to participate in the forum. This event will be shown live through Civil Defense PH Facebook page and Youtube and participants may register through these links:

Plenaries, Open/Closing Ceremonies - tinyurl.com/IDRF-POC

Session 1 - tinyurl.com/IDRF-DRR2021

Session 2 - tinyurl.com/IDRF-PR

Session 3 - tinyurl.com/IDRF-BBB

The OCD also launched a set of webinars every Friday dubbed as the “Resilience Hours”. So far, three webinars were already conducted which centered on Stories of Resilience, Faces of Resilience, and approaches on Making Cities and Municipalities Resilient.

The fourth and last webinar titled "Pathways to Resilience" under Resilience Hours will be held this Friday, July 23, 2021. (OCD/PIA-Caraga)