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                    [ArticleID] => 1440475
                    [Title] => Private sector pushes for more disaster risk reduction initiatives
                    [Summary] => 

The private sector has pushed for a more active role in disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives as world leaders and business executives adopted the Sendai Framework as a new structure on disaster management.The Sendai Framework on DRR was adopted as a post agreement after the end of the Hyogo Framework during the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan recently.

[DatePublished] => 2015-04-04 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1685860 [AuthorName] => Rhodina Villanueva [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150405/disaster-risk-9.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1435548 [Title] => Phl firms launch disaster operations center in Sendai [Summary] =>

At a session hosted by Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) last Tuesday, Rene Meily, president of the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF), announced that the group will build a disaster operations center to coordinate private sector efforts for relief and recovery during major disasters.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-20 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150320/Manny-V-Pangilinan-Jaime-Augusto-Zobelde-Ayala-10.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1433888 [Title] => UN head urges better safeguards for climate disasters [Summary] =>

The president of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu appealed to a UN disaster conference yesterday for help as a powerful cyclone swept across his archipelago, driving painfully home the rising risks from extreme weather and climate change.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-15 08:04:10 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302367 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1432996 [Title] => Davide mopresentar didto sa Japan bahin sa rehab-effort sa Yolanda [Summary] =>

Milarga sa nasud sa Japan si Gob. Hilario Davide III aron motambong sa Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction nga himuon sa Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Ang maong panagtigom himuon gikan sa Marso 14 hangtud 18, 2015 nga tambongan usab sa liboan ka partisipante gikan sa nagkadaiyang mga nasud.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096555 [AuthorName] => Brenda Batuto [SectionName] => Banat Balita [SectionUrl] => balita [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1386821 [Title] => Shortened TB treatment course has promising results [Summary] =>

A study on a “dramatically shortened” treatment course for people suffering from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) had shown promising results, boosting efforts to have a more effective treatment protocol for patients.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1337348 [Title] => Sendai, disasters, and gender equality [Summary] =>

During the 3/11 earthquake, Sendai was one of the most badly hit areas in the Tohoku region in Japan. Just a few years after, however, Sendai does not seem to show any traces of that deadly earthquake. Visitors and tourists have returned to see the historic Sendai Castle, the beautiful island of Matsushima, and to relish the delicious food, especially the famous "gyuutan" (ox-tongue dish) of the area.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133239 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1223596 [AuthorName] => Cherry Piquero Ballescas [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 791397 [Title] => 'Exposure to secondary smoke high in Western Pacific' [Summary] =>

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday expressed concerns over the high incidence of exposure to second-hand smoke in the Western Pacific region, citing its Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS).

[DatePublished] => 2012-03-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 675677 [Title] => 2011 CEO Excel Awards open for nominations [Summary] =>

IABC Philippines officially announced that the nomination for the 2011 Communication Excellence in Organizations (CEO) EXCEL Awards is now open.

[DatePublished] => 2011-04-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 460111 [Title] => RP calls for fight against racism at world meet [Summary] => MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has called for greater protection of the human rights of migrants at the World Conference on Racism held in Geneva, Switzerland last April 22, according to a statement published in the Department of Foreign Affairs’ official website (
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