Project NOAH partners with LMP and LCCAD in 2017 National Roll-out of Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP)

The League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) and the Local Climate Change Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) group are currently spearheading Training-Workshops on the Formulation of the LCCAP in the Philippines and Federalism. With support from Climate Change Commission (CCC), the Second District of Albay headed by Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, University of the Philippines,…

In Response to the DOST Press Release

The issue about NOAH all began when Dr. Lagmay was quoted in an interview with DZRH that Project NOAH is ending on 28 February 2017 “dahil wala nang pondo” (because there are no more funds).  The absence of funding is due to the intent of DOST to terminate the project despite its success given the…

DOST 12 deploys 86 early warning devices in SOCCSKSARGEN Region (PIA)

By D.E. Doguiles (PIA 12 with report from DOST 12) This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on November 23, 2016. KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Nov. 23 (PIA) — Since 2012, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has deployed 86 hydro-meteorological (hydromet) devices in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region These consist of 56 automated rain…

DOST encourages use of science-based tools in disaster management (PIA)

By Andrew Doga-ong This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on October 06, 2016. BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct.6 (DOST) – – Disaster managers of the various local government units (LGU) here are advised to use science-based tools to enhance their disaster prevention and mitigation programs. DOST personnel gave the recommendation after conducting a Training…

Storm surge inundation validation in Daram, Samar during Typhoon Hagupit (2014)

J. Tablazon1,3, A. M. F. Lagmay1,2, C. Ladiero1, J.V. Puno1, J.K. Suarez1, and J. Santiago1,4 1Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, C.P. Garcia corner Velasquez street, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 3Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon…