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…

Effective communication of hazard and risk information

Written by: Efrath Silver MSc. September 2014 Download PDF here. NB: Views expressed in this paper are solely those of the author’s and not necessarily those of VSO, EU ECHO or project NOAH. 1 Summary Local government units (LGUs), national government agencies and other organisations in the Philippines communicate with the public about hazards and…

DOST markets mobile apps in disaster management (Sunstar Baguio)

By Giovani Joy Fontanilla Monday, May 12, 2014 MOBILE apps for smartphones take a significant role as innovative alternatives in information dissemination for disaster risk reduction. Department of Science and Technology-Project NOAH, Arko and Flood Patrol are now available as applications for smartphones for the people’s convenience. The applications can be downloaded free on Google Play…

Aquino commends Tofil 2013 awardees (Inquirer)

MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday commended the awardees of “The Outstanding Filipino Award (Tofil) 2013” for setting aside their self-interest to promote public welfare and national development. Aquino led the awarding of the 2013 Tofil ceremonies, which honored Dr. Alfredo Mahar Francisco A. Lagmay, scientist and executive director of the Nationwide Operational Assessments…

Give back to Philippines, Project NOAH head tells Pinoy scientists (Philippine Star)

By Louis Bacani (philstar.com) | Updated January 29, 2014 – 1:27pm MANILA, Philippines – The scientist who spearheaded the government’s Project Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) was among The Outstanding Filipinos (TOFIL) feted by President Aquino on Wednesday. During the TOFIL 2013 awarding ceremonies in Muntinlupa City, Aquino praised Lagmay and Project NOAH’s contributions to the country’s…