UP RI, NOAH Center featured in KULÊ’s November 21 Issue

In its issue published and distributed on November 21, KULÊ or the Philippine Collegian — the official student publication of the University of the Philippines Diliman — wrote an article about the scope and limitations probing the state support for research and development (R&D). In this section subtitled “Dodging disasters,” KULÊ expounded on the adoption of NOAH by the UP Resilience Institute, citing that “[NOAH and RI] strive to bolster at-risk communities via[…]

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UP NOAH at the 9th National Climate Change Consciousness Week

In celebration of the 9th National Climate Change Consciousness Week which takes place from 20 to 24 November 2017, the Climate Change Commission (CCC) held numerous events at the Sofitel Manila in Pasay City. UP NOAH was present yesterday at the forum on Local Climate Change Action Planning: Approaches and Good Practices held in the Sunset Pavillon, Sofitel Manila. The event was graced by Senator Loren B. Legarda, CCC Secretary Emmanuel[…]

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UP NOAH in Malaysia for Dialogue on CCA-DRR (Nov 14 – 16, 2017)

UP NOAH representatives were present in Malaysia this past week for a series of events related to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). In one of the events, UP NOAH Director Dr. Mahar Lagmay spoke in the Regional Science Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Everly Putrajaya, Malaysia on November 16. The main focus of the[…]

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Scientist presses probabilistic map use for LGU plans (LCCAD)

This is a news release from the Local Climate Change Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) embargoed until September 11, 2017. QUEZON CITY – “A multi-hazard map is more important than single hazard maps in saving lives and averting disasters,” a multi-awarded Filipino scientist said during his lecture for the towns of Catarman and Capul, Northern Samar. Mahar Lagmay, geologist and Executive Director of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UP RI) and the UP[…]

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