Project NOAH DRRM Workshop Series this September 2

Last August 17, Project NOAH held its second session of the NOAH Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Workshop Series. Participants from LGUs, companies, government agencies, and other disaster-related organizations gathered in UP Diliman to learn how to use the various Project NOAH tools in disaster risk reduction and management. This coming September 2, 2015 (1:00 PM…

Project NOAH DRRM Workshop Series this August 17

Last July 31, Project NOAH had the first session of its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Workshop Series. Participants from various LGUs and other disaster-related organizations gathered in UP Diliman to learn how to use the various Project NOAH tools in disaster risk reduction and management. This August 17, 2015 (1:00 PM to 5:00…

Project NOAH DRRM Workshop Series this July 31

Project NOAH will be having the first session of its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Workshop Series this July 31, 2015 (1:00 PM to 5:00 PM). Held at the National Institute of Geological Sciences in UP Diliman, the training workshop will focus on learning how to use the hazard assessment tools developed by DOST…

ClimateX wins at the PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) awarded pioneering Project NOAH component ClimateX at the PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015. The competition was open to all Filipino scientists, researchers, and engineers from universities and colleges, R&D institutions, and private industries doing R&D work in the categories of 1) Industrial…

Project NOAH holds first lecture series for 2015: Devastation of Aquifers from Super Typhoon Haiyan’s Storm Surge

“The groundwater in Barangay San Antonio, Basey, Samar will remain non-potable for the next 5 to 10 years.” This was Dr. Bayani Cardenas’ initial conclusion on a study he conducted in the area, as mentioned in his lecture at the National Institute for Geological Sciences last June 18. Communities in the Philippines like Barangay San…

What does a world champion boxer have to do with saving lives in a disaster? (World Bank)

By Yann Kerblat, Alanna Simpson This article was originally published in World Bank blog on April 20, 2015. World Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao is a living icon in the Philippines, his legendary battles are well known and brought him considerable fame. This fame and recognition is being used by the Philippine government (through Project NOAH) to save lives and…

UP disaster scientist wins top European geosciences award (Rappler)

Europe’s premier geosciences union recognizes Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay for his outstanding work on volcanic hazards, earthquakes, typhoons, landslides, and floods By Voltaire Tupaz This article was originally published in Rappler.com on April 16, 2015.   MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Europe’s premier geosciences union awarded its Plinius Medal to one of the Philippine’s leading disaster…