DOST holds IEC Seminar on Project NOAH

By: Maria Aprila Cruz (Philippine Information Agency) BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA)- – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently conducted Information Education Communication (IEC) seminar on the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH at the Crown Legacy Hotel here. The IEC seminar involved experts from the DOST-NOAH, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical,…

CdeO attains zero casualties through DOST’s DREAM project (PIA)

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 22 (PIA) – Through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) project, local government here attained zero casualties during typhoon Pablo on December 2012. DOST-DREAM, under Project (NOAH) Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards is response to the call of President Benigno S.…

Apps for stress-free Undas (Sunstar)

  Be ready for the weather “Project Noah Mobile for Android, which is downloadable for free from the App Store and Google Play, can give you real-time weather updates and show the probability of rain in different areas. Get the app so you’d know whether to bring rain gear or dress for warm weather. Smart…

DOST to expand Project NOAH (The Philippine Star)

By Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 27, 2013 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Project NOAH or Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards will expand its Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation or DREAM program to come up with three-dimensional flood hazard maps covering the entire country. Rowena Guevarra, executive director of the Department of…

National Scale Rainfall Map Based on Linearly Interpolated Data from Automated Weather Stations and Rain Gauges I

J Alconis a,b, C Mongaya a,c, IL Saddi a, RN Eco a,d, KG Figueroa e , AMF Lagmay a,d a Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines b Geodetic Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman c Graduate Studies Journalism Department, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines Diliman d National Institute of Geological Sciences, College of Science,…

Identification of Storm Surge Vulnerable Areas in the Philippines through Simulations of Typhoon Haiyan-Induced Storm Surge Using Tracks of Historical Typhoons

Lapidez, J.P., Suarez, J. K., Tablazon, J., Dasallas, L., Gonzalo, L.A., Santiago, J. Cabacaba, K.M., Ramos, M.M.A., Lagmay, A.M.F., Malano, V. Department of Science and Technology, Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards Abstract Super Typhoon Haiyan entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) 07 November 2013, causing tremendous damage to infrastructure and loss of lives mainly…

Shallow Landslide Susceptibility Mapping for Selected Areas in the Philippines Severely Affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan

ML Rabonzaa,∗, RP Felix, a,b, IJG Ortiz, a,b, IKA Alejandrino a, DT Aquinoa, RC Eco, a,b, AMFA Lagmay a,b a Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines b National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City Abstract Situated in the humid tropics, the Philippines will inevitably be…