AFP awards ‘Gawad sa Kaunlaran’ to Project NOAH

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) awarded the “Gawad sa Kaunlaran” medal and ribbon to Project NOAH Executive Director Mahar Lagmay, and geologists Peter Khallil Figueroa and Carmille Marie Escape last December 27, 2016. With the aim of helping the residents of Calayan, Cagayan prepare for and respond to the threat of natural hazards, GoShare…

DOST 12 deploys 86 early warning devices in SOCCSKSARGEN Region (PIA)

By D.E. Doguiles (PIA 12 with report from DOST 12) This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on November 23, 2016. KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Nov. 23 (PIA) — Since 2012, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has deployed 86 hydro-meteorological (hydromet) devices in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region These consist of 56 automated rain…

DOST encourages use of science-based tools in disaster management (PIA)

By Andrew Doga-ong This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on October 06, 2016. BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct.6 (DOST) – – Disaster managers of the various local government units (LGU) here are advised to use science-based tools to enhance their disaster prevention and mitigation programs. DOST personnel gave the recommendation after conducting a Training…