Ineng Flood, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

Ineng (2015) Floods from Laoag and Abra Rivers

18 – 22 August 2015 Typhoon Ineng (international name, Goni) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday, August 18. It initially packed maximum sustained winds of 170 kph and gustiness of up to 205 kph (Matsuzawa, 2015). By August 22, PAGASA had issued public storm warning signal number 3 in the Batanes, Calayan,…

Project NOAH Executive Director Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay awarded 2014 WikiPinoy of the Year

Project NOAH Executive Director Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay was awarded with the 2014 WikiPinoy of the Year for his notable leadership in “empowering the public with open information and insight into the significant issues affecting the country today.” The award is presented by WikiPilipinas.org, the  Philippines’ premier online encyclopedia.   The WikiPinoy of the Year nominees were…