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…

Briefer: Typhoon Santi (NARI)

First update: October 11, 2013 Latest update: October 14, 2013 6:30 AM   (Doppler image of Typhoon Santi from Subic Radar as of 10:15 AM October 12, 2013)   (Doppler image of Typhoon Santi from Tagaytay Radar as of Friday, October 11, 2013 )   CASUALTIES: (NDRRMC report) 13 individuals dead due to fallen trees, electrocution,…

Marikina execs hail PAGASA (People’s Journal)

By Jet Manalastas OFFICIALS from the City of Marikina have expressed elation over the zero casualty in the city following the devastating monsoon rains induced by Typhoon Maring. In a statement, Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo and Mayor Del de Guzman lauded the Project Noah and at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)…

PAGASA, Project Noah credited for zero casualties in Marikina (Manila Bulletin)

By Francis T. Wakefield Published: August 23, 2013   Officials in Marikina City praised the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and Project Noah, for the zero fatality and efficient rescue and relief operations in the city in the midst of heavy rains brought by the Southwest Monsoon and Typhoon “Maring”. Marikina Congressman Miro…

Understanding PAGASA’s Rainfall Warning System

By Bernard Alan Racoma Ok bago tayo magsimula, magbigay tayo ng real life comparisons sa mga units na ginamit nila para mas madali. Wag na natin gamitan ng mm/hour, while it pays to know and understand this measurement, medyo magulo yun eh. Gamitan na lang natin ng timba per square meter. May timba o balde ba…