Smart ECBS boosts NDRRMC disaster preparedness efforts
PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications has turned over communications equipment to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) so that the government disaster agency can access Smart’s Emergency Cell Broadcast System (ECBS) and use it to quickly send public warnings to mobile phone users in specific areas.
NEC tests disaster information system in the Philippines
Aiming to mitigate typhoon damage, the field trial utilized PTV’s broadcasting network to send information from a cloud-based disaster information system built by NEC for the OCD to those who could access approximately 30 televisions installed in around 20 government agencies.
Google Launches Public Alerts in PHL for Critical Information During Typhoons
Google Public Alerts provides typhoon warnings.