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  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin yesterday joined Senator David Argall, Representative Mike Tobash, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project in Pine Grove. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure funding to […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV has presented a Coastal Protection Strategy for reducing flood risks for the City of Tacloban and the Municipality of Palo in the Philippines. The Coastal Protection Strategy is the result of successful 9-month cooperation between the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), their counterpart, the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) and a multi-disciplinary team with other […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The local government has readied a massive flood control mechanism so as not to have a repeat of the worst floods that it experienced the past two successive years, the Balanga City mayor announced Monday. Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III admitted it would be a gigantic undertaking but it could be made possible if the […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 5 December 2012

    About ninety farmers and fishers from Talicud Island here received cash subsidy each amounting to P3,036 after 11 days of participation to the training and community work activities in their respective barangays implemented by the city government of Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) through the City Social Welfare and Development. last . The “cash […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Pangasinan Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard F. Baraan pointed out the difficulty that the provincial government went through to implement coastal management efforts and river clean up projects. The provincial government underwent dismantling of illegal fish pens, dredging, mangrove planting and dispersal of fingerlings along the river systems of the province to revitalize the ecosystem there. […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The City Government of Vigan has allotted P24 million to protect the environment and lessen the impact of Climate Change in this Heritage City known for its Castillan Homes and included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairman and Mayor Eva Medina said that for its disaster preparedness […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Stars have started using their celebrity to reach more and help mobilize people into action, according to malaya.com. Such is Ronnie Quizon, son of comedy king Dolphy. Ronnie, with Iloilo City’s Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, enjoins everyone, especially fellow showbiz denizens, to do their part and help clean the Iloilo River. Last year, the Iloilo River […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The local government of Iloilo City, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), shall spearhead the 1st Philippine International River Summit on May 30 to June 1. In a press conference last Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the project is beyond mere river clean-up; it is an initiative towards […]

  • 26 January 2012

    A marine geologist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Dr.Fernando Siringan, who conducted a bathymetric study in the lower Cagayan River, has recommended to the provincial government officials to dredge the silted parts of the river. Siringan’s study shows that the Cagayan River was already heavily silted due to erosion and found out constriction of […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local government officials in the coastal areas of Bulacan and Pampanga, together with various institutions, have formed an alliance that will address flooding and rise of sea levels caused by the ill effects of climate change and global warming, the Philippine News Agency informs.  Malolos City Mayor, Christian Natividad, who was appointed as chairman of […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major new project by Great Lakes Council is expected to significantly improve the ecology of the Lower Myall River. Having received $2.7 million in Australian government and State funding, Council is about to start work on a dredging and restoration project designed to achieve a ‘triple-whammy’ of environmental improvements. Council’s General Manager Glenn Handford […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Provincial Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, visited Karachi Harbor on Saturday to witness the efforts of KPT towards protection of mangroves. While speaking on the occasion the Minister opined that mangroves are very important part of coastal ecosystem and all departments must adopt a safeguard policy for their restoration. He […]