Figure 5. Damaged a, b) houses, c) basketball court, and d) port due to the onslaught of Typhoon Hagupit.

Storm surge inundation validation in Daram, Samar during Typhoon Hagupit (2014)

J. Tablazon1,3, A. M. F. Lagmay1,2, C. Ladiero1, J.V. Puno1, J.K. Suarez1, and J. Santiago1,4 1Nationwide Operation Assessment of Hazards, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, C.P. Garcia corner Velasquez street, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 3Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon…

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Project NOAH Job Posting

We are currently looking for talented and highly-motivated individuals to join our ranks in DOST-Project NOAH. Interested applicants may submit their CVs to info@noah.dost.gov.ph. Email heading must include the position applied for. Trainers (3)           Job Description: Be in charge of organizing and facilitating the training activities to be implemented in NOAH-UNICEF Project…

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Project NOAH, Finalist in International USAID Resilience Competition

DOST-Project NOAH is one of the five finalists vying for the Harnessing Data for Resilience Competition sponsored by USAID. It competed with over 70 international organizations to join the two-day Harnessing the Data Revolution for Resilience Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10th and 11th, 2016. The summit will bring together hundreds of experts to discuss harnessing the power of digital…

Dr. Mahar Lagmay as one of the Asian Scientist 100. (Photo credit: Asian Scientist Magazine and University of the Philippines Diliman)

NOAH Director Featured as one of Top 100 Asian Scientists

Dr. Mahar Lagmay was recently recognized as one of the 100 scientists in a list published by Asian Scientist Magazine. Alongside four National Scientists, he makes up the group of five Filipinos acknowledged by the magazine. The 2016 Asian Scientist 100 list features distinguished scientists, innovators, and leaders in the region who made significant contributions to science and…

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Project NOAH starts thermal scanning on Mt. Apo (MindaNews)

By Antonio L. Colina IV This article was originally published in MindaNews on April 20, 2016. DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Apr) – A team from Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) started on Wednesday morning the thermal scanning of the portion of Mt. Apo damaged by massive fire that lasted for more than two weeks since March 26 before it was put under control…

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Project NOAH prepares multi-hazard maps of the future

Improved resilience to future disasters means helping communities and ecosystems cope with changing climate conditions. In order to do this, efforts must be made to mainstream Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction and Management (CCA and DRVRM) into existing local development plans such as the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP), Comprehensive Development…