NOAH Director Featured as one of Top 100 Asian Scientists

Dr. Mahar Lagmay was recently recognized as one of the 100 scientists in a list published by Asian Scientist Magazine. Alongside four National Scientists, he makes up the group of five Filipinos acknowledged by the magazine. The 2016 Asian Scientist 100 list features distinguished scientists, innovators, and leaders in the region who made significant contributions to science 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…

Project NOAH exec receives recognition (Philippine Star)

By Janvic Mateo This article was originally published in the Philippine Star and news.yahoo.com on April 19, 2015. Project NOAH executive director and University of the Philippines professor Mahar Lagmay recently received recognition from the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for his work in disaster risk reduction and mitigation in the Philippines. Lagmay was conferred the prestigious 2015…

Life work (Manila Standard Today)

By Manila Standard Today This article was originally published in Manila Standard Today on April 19, 2015.   A Filipino scientist this week received top distinction from Europe’s premier geosciences bureau. Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, who heads the government’s Project NOAH — Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards — was given the Plinius Medal by the European Geosciences…

Project NOAH at 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction for BNPB’s Symposium on Strengthening Disaster Information System

The Indonesian disaster management authority Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana  (BNPB, English: Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management) organized a seminar at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (UN WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan last 14 March 2015. The side event, entitled Symposium on Strengthening Disaster Information System, gathered disaster experts from Indonesia and…