Cavite is now completely mapped!

OpenStreetMap contributors, through the initiative of Project NOAH, have now completed mapping the province of Cavite! Since March 2016, OSM contributors have been adding building footprints to better present disaster preparedness measures to the province’s local government unit officials. This way, officials down to the barangay level will be able to easily assess the needs…

How can YOU help build a Disaster Resilient Philippines?

Project NOAH’s risk mapping efforts has been on mapping for the Philippines since the start of its Integrated Scenario-based Assessments of Impacts and Hazards (ISAIAH) component. Another important activity is the utilization of crowdsourced and collaborative mapping through the benefits of using OpenStreetMap data. Project NOAH has long embraced public participation to improve emergency response…

Map Your Community in OpenStreetMap with Project NOAH

Part of the current goals of the Integrated Scenario-based Assessments of Impacts and Hazards (ISAIAH) component of Project NOAH is mapping the building footprints of communities. This effort involves a collaborative partnership with the OpenStreetMap (OSM) community. Aside from developing useful applications for hazards information and risk analysis, NOAH is also equipped with techniques on OSM…

Indonesia, Philippines collaborate on disaster risk reduction tool (Rappler)

The WebSAFE is a software that analyzes disaster impacts based on available hazards and infrastructure maps, adapted from Indonesia’s software INASAFE MEDAN, Indonesia – Indonesia and the Philippines are now moving forward with open-access disaster-risk information system to face possible disasters in the future. The Philippines’ Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards), has recently…