DOST markets mobile apps in disaster management (Sunstar Baguio)

By Giovani Joy Fontanilla Monday, May 12, 2014 MOBILE apps for smartphones take a significant role as innovative alternatives in information dissemination for disaster risk reduction. Department of Science and Technology-Project NOAH, Arko and Flood Patrol are now available as applications for smartphones for the people’s convenience. The applications can be downloaded free on Google Play…

DOST’s 3D mapping wins int’l geospatial award (Manila Bulletin)

Manila, Philippines — The Disaster Risk Assessment, Exposure and Mitigation-Light Ranging and Detection technology (DREAM-LiDAR) 3D mapping project of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) won the prestigious Geospatial World Excellence in Policy Implementation Award for 2014. Science and Technology Secretary Mario Go Montejo and DREAM program leader Dr. Enrico Paringit received the award…