The Philippines lies within the Western Pacific Basin, which puts it on the path of an average of 20 tropical cyclones annually, nine of which make landfall. Relatedly, most casualties of natural disasters in the country are caused by all types of floods, i.e., river flood, flash flood, and coastal flood.
For weather updates and typhoon signal alerts:
Contact details:Website: pagasa.dost.gov.ph
PAGASA hotline: (02) 433-8526
Legend of PAGASA’s color-coded warning signals, which may be issued through Twitter, the media, and coordination with the local government:
For more information about the color-coded warning signal read
How to make sense of PAGASA’s color-coded warning signals
The Project NOAH web portal is located at noah.dost.gov.ph.
To learn more about Project NOAH, click .
NDRRMC report an earthquake:
(02) 426-1468 to 79, local 124/125;
Text only: 0918-9428354
Name, date and time of earthquake, location at the time of earthquake, intensity rating
For damage assessment and consolidated reports on government action:
Contact details:Twitter: @MMDA
MMDA metrobase hotline: 136
Flooding control: 882-4177, 882-0925
Where do I send donations for those affected by disasters?
What other agencies can I contact during times of mishaps?
Below are emergency hotlines:117 or send TXT PNP to 2920
(02) 729-5166, (02) 410-6254, (02) 431-8859, (02) 407-1230
7890 or 0918-8848484
143, (02) 911-1876
(02) 527-3877, (02) 527-8481, 0917-724-3682, 0917-PCG-DOTC
(02) 3-5000 and (02) 580-8910
(0920) 96-SCTEX (72839)
(02) 776-7777, 0915-6256231, 0939-5006910
For more hotlines, please access this page.
For an online LGU directory, please access this page.