Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

Address :PHIVOLCS Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P. Campus, Diliman Quezon City Philippines
Tel. No. :+632 426 1468 to 79
Fax No. :+632 929 8366, 927 4524
Website :http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/
Email Address :phivolcs_mail@phivolcs.dost.gov.ph
 

Mandate

As specified in Executive Order No. 128, PHIVOLCS has been mandated to perform the following functions:

  • Predict the occurrence of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes and their geotectonic phenomena;
  • Determine how eruptions and earthquakes shall occur and also areas likely to be affected;
  • Exploit the positive aspects of volcanoes and volcanic terrain in furtherance of the socio-economic development efforts of the government;
  • Generate sufficient data for forecasting volcanic eruptions and earthquakes; and
  • Formulate appropriate disaster-preparedness and mitigation plans.

 

Mission / Vision

Mission: We provide timely and quality information and services for warning, disaster preparedness and mitigation. This we do through the development and application of technologies for the monitoring and accurate prediction of and determination of areas prone to volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis and other related hazards, and capacity enhancement for comprehensive disaster risk reduction.



Vision: A leading global science and technology institution in helping develop communities safe from and resilient to volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis and other related hazards.

 

Function


 

Services

  • Certification for lahar/fault/volcano hazard
  • Provide hazard maps
  • Reproduction of maps in CD/DVD
  • Consultation
  • Conduct assessment of hazards in areas adjacent to active faults and active volcanoes
  • Emergency investigation (deployment of Quick Response Teams)
  • Conduct popular lectures for students, teachers, institutional fora
  • Resource persons for technical fora
Office Name Tel No. Fax No. Contact Person Email Address
Office of the Director
(632) 926-26-11, 426-14-68 to 79 local 112
(632) 929-83-66
rusolidum@phivolcs.dost.gov.ph
Office of the Deputy Director
426-14-68 to 79 local 116
bart¬ _bautista@yahoo.com
Volcano Monitoring & Eruption Prediction Division (VMEPD)
(632) 929-89-58, 426-14-68 to 79 Local 115 & 127
(632) 927-10-95
mariton.bornas@phivolcs.dost.gov.ph
Seismological Observation & Earthquake Prediction Division (SOEPD
(632) 927-13-30, 929-92-54, 426-14-68 to 79, local
(632) 927-10-87
ishma01@yahoo.com
Geology, Geophysics Research & Development Division (GGRDD)
(632) 920-70-58, 426-14-68 to 79 local 129 & 119
(632) 920-70-58
asdaag@yahoo.com
Geologic Disaster Awareness & Preparedness Division (GDAPD)
(632) 927-45-24, 927-13-29, 426-14-68 to 79 local
927-45-24
mylene_villegas@yahoo.com
Finance and Administrative Division (FAD)
(632) 927-13-33, 426-14-68 to 79 local 120
(632) 929-83-66
dcgarcia0510@yahoo.com