DOST project gets P2.4-B fund (Philippine Star)

By Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 19, 2013 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) program component of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)’s Project NOAH is getting P2.4 billion for its two-year extension next year up to 2016 as well as its expansion. Rowena Guevarra,…

Typhoon Yolanda rainfall contour (8 Nov 2013)

Animation of Typhoon Yolanda rainfall contour from 12 am of 8 November to 12 am of 9 November 2013.  The one-hour rainfall contour shows places in the Philippines that have experienced rain as measured by the automated weather stations (AWS) and automated rain gauges (ARG) deployed all over the Philippines. In the Project NOAH website, rainfall…

One month after Yolanda: What we need to do (Rappler)

I have no roof but I have a window of hope. Photo by Mahar Lagmay BY DEAN TONY LA VIÑA AND DR KRISTOFFER BERSE One month since Yolanda (Haiyan) made a deadly landfall across the Visayas, support from ordinary citizens, civil society organizations, and the international community continues to pour, complementing efforts of the national government.…