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PHIVOLCS provides resource person(s) either as lecturer, facilitator, subject matter expert for interviews, and observer to requesting organizations. Standard lecture packages are basic information on volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunami and other related geotectonic phenomena. Resource person can also provide specialized topics related to Geosciences and Disaster Risk Reduction. Facilitators or observers could be requested to give technical inputs during exercises or drills for volcano, earthquake or tsunami evacuation, subject to availability of personnel.

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2nd floor, Trunk line (+63-2)426-1468to 79, local 128
Fax/Tel. (+63-2) 927-4524
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Letter of Request.
Address all letters to DR. RENATO U. SOLIDUM, JR., PHIVOLCS Director.

Please state the topic and number and type of participants, place, date and time of lecture, contact person of requesting organixation.
PHIVOLCS encourages 50% male and 50% female participation/audience during lectures, drills and other related activities. For resource person request outside Metro Manila that requires Travel Order, requests must be submitted 20 working days before the scheduled activity for preparation and processing of travel documents.

1. Hand-carry, email to or fax letter of request. Letter of request must beb received by PHIVOLCS employees. You may send communications directly to official mail.

2. If hand-carried, GDAPD assigned staff will recieve the letter of request.

3. If letter odf request is sent by fax, mail or email, requester must conform with PHIVOLCS the receipt of thier letter and possible schedule right after sending thier communication.

4. PHIVOLCS assigned staff will confirm if the request can be accomodated on specified date and time. If not, both parties will mutually agree/set date and time.

5. Acceptance of request is on first serve basis. PHIVOLCS reserves the right to reschedule or cancel the request for unexpected events.

Three (3) working days

None, incidental travel expenses if incurred by Resources Speakers

Additional requirements:

Requesting organization should provide:
1. Transportation (pick-up and bring back resource speaker to PHIVOLCS Office;
2. Computer and LCD projector as lecture presentations are in powerpoint format;
3. Meal and accommodation if outside Metro Manila and requiring overnight stay.