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This is How Much Natural Disasters Cost PH in Terms of Damages and Deaths

A Brussels-based research center has kept count over the past decades

The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Located along the Pacific Ring of Fire, the country is susceptible to frequent earthquakes and even volcanic eruptions.In addition, the Philippines is also geographically located along the typhoon belt in ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 17, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Is your business prepared to handle an unexpected emergency?

Disasters can happen anytime and your business might pay the ultimate price for being unprepared. Learn how emergency-ready you are.

The unexpected, by definition, can come at any time. And no business is bulletproof. If you're unprepared, the unexpected can be your business's greatest vulnerability.A natural disaster such as a hurricane, flood, wildfire or earthquake could arise and destroy the company's physical assets. ...

by Heather Ripley  | March 31, 2015 07:00:00
Business Ideas

3 steps to prepare your business for typhoons

PR Gaz Haus shares insight about putting safety first during calamities.

The Philippines is hit by an average of 20 typhoons annually -- something that should push small and medium enterprises to draft better disaster preparedness plans.Nelson Par, president of liquefied petroleum gas retailer PR Gaz Haus, recounted that during the onslaught of ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | October 09, 2012 10:00:00
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