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Win Up to Half a Million Pesos for Best Ideas on How Startups Can Help During Disasters

Deadline for applications is on September 30, 2017

In 2015, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) called the Asia Pacific region as the most disaster prone in the world, as half of the recorded natural disasters during the year occurred in the area. Around ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 15, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Microinsurance and its important role in disaster resilience

Disaster Resilience Forum highlights role of microinsurance in recovery after calamity.

MANILA, Philippines – Extreme weather patterns have been evident in the country in the past several years, Project NOAH executive director Dr. Alfredo Mahar Franciso Lagmay said. In the 2014 World Risk Report published by the Institute for Environment and Human Security of ...

by James Humarang  | January 28, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

5 types of insurance for your business

Get the right insurance for your business.

Getting insurance plans is often overlooked by many entrepreneurs who would rather use their resources to start up and operate the business. These are the entrepreneurs who tread a fine line between spending for costs and maximizing available assets.When disasters like floods ...

by Kendrick S. Go  | April 15, 2012 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Is your business prepared for disasters?

Being unprepared for calamities can seriously damage a business.

Almost half  or 48 percent of Filipino businesses do not have a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place for their IT and 45 percent have no business continuity for their workplace requirements. The catastrophic spate of disasters that occurred in 2011, including ...

December 22, 2011 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Biz solutions: Protect your assets

Disaster preparedness plan for small and mid-sized businesses urged

Failure of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), a vital driver to Asia Pacific and Japan's economy,  to come up with disaster preparedness plan could cost them huge financial losses, besides driving away their loyal and potential customers.According to Symantec' s SMB Disaster ...

April 08, 2010 12:00:00