UP Resilience Institute at the Malaysia Regional Science Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging DRR and CCA

Putrajaya, Malaysia — The UP Resilience Institute’s Executive Director, Dr. Mahar Lagmay, spoke at the Regional Science Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Everly Putrajaya, Malaysia last November 16. The main focus of the meeting was the needs of  the region for innovative science products and services that could advance climate change adaptation through disaster risk reduction. The topic[…]

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Rep. Joey Salceda: Resilience and development needs Science

In his speech at the UP RI Launch last 20 June 2017, United Nations Senior Global Champion on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (CCA- DRR); Philippine Green Economist; and 2nd District of Albay Representative Joey Sarte Salceda emphasized the role of the UP Resilience Institute and the NOAH Center in Philippine development. He highlighted his experiences in Albay as a source of knowledge in facing the threats of[…]

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UP Geology-based student orgs join OSM mapping

Five student organizations based in the University of the Philippines’ National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS) now work hand in hand with Project NOAH in mapping the country. The members of these organizations committed their time and effort to help achieve the common goal of achieving a disaster- resilient Philippines. Project NOAH coordinated with the heads and representatives of UP Geological Society, UP CWM Zena’na, UP Geology Majors’ Society, Iuvenis[…]

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Project NOAH prepares multi-hazard maps of the future

Improved resilience to future disasters means helping communities and ecosystems cope with changing climate conditions. In order to do this, efforts must be made to mainstream Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction and Management (CCA and DRVRM) into existing local development plans such as the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP), Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) and Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) at the micro scale at the[…]

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