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Emergency is a Philippine television documentary show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Arnold Clavio, it premiered on October 4, 1995. The show concluded on March 6, 2009 for 13 years with a total of 635 episodes and replacing with OFW Diaries.[1]

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Presented byArnold Clavio
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes635
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)GMA News and Public Affairs
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseOctober 4, 1995 (1995-10-04) –
March 6, 2009 (2009-03-06)



The show features reports on natural calamities, man-made disasters, diseases, advancements in the medical field, successful operations of men in uniform, rescue operations of emergency response teams, safety tips, stories on heroic deeds of ordinary people and institutions and numerous other life-threatening situations.[2] It also featured anniversary specials [3] and reports regarding major issues, such as child labor.[4]



New York Festivals
  • 1997 Finalist, for "Isang Gabing Impiyerno, the Ozone Disco Tragedy"
Philippine AIDS-STD Media Awards
  • 1998 Best TV Reportage for "Salot ng Siglo"


  1. ^ "Emergency's final episode". March 5, 2009.
  2. ^ "Emergency". March 3, 2001. Archived from the original on March 3, 2001.
  3. ^ ""Emergency" celebrates 13th anniv with two-part special". October 21, 2008.
  4. ^ "Child labor".