NOAH paper among top cited articles in IJDRR

The NOAH-produced article, Devastating storm surges of Typhoon Haiyan, was mentioned by the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction as one of its most cited articles since 2012. The paper, published in 2015, was a study on the destruction wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 based on storm surge models combined with field data and news reports.…

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…

Project NOAH to hold its 5th DRRM Workshop Installment this October 5

Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) conducted the fourth installment of its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) workshop series last September 21, 2015. The event was attended by 42 individuals, some of whom were students, professionals, and international participants representing various organizations and institutions. The participants came from different local government units (LGUs), public and…

Project NOAH to conduct another DRRM Workshop Series this September 21

Realizing its aim of administering a NOAH Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRMM) workshop series twice a month, Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) will be conducting its 4th workshop on September 21, 2015. The 3rd installment, and also this month’s first run, recently concluded last September 2. Forty-six participants from different government sectors and organizations attended the…