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[…]
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[…]
Download the PDF File here: OpenStreetMap Editing for the Philippines in Support of Risk Analysis Map Development Citation: E.B. Malicdem, D.F.H. Andal, I.F. Picache, LearnOSM.org, OpenStreetMap Contributors, CC-BY-SA (2016). OpenStreetMap Editing for the Philippines in Support of Risk Analysis Map Development.
“Zero casualty pa rin po ang layunin nating lahat,” (Zero casualty remains as a goal for all of us), states Presidential Communications Operation Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. during an interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan during the wake of Typhoon Egay. Sec Coloma’s response encapsulates the intent of every Filipino of having zero casualties. One that was successfully achieved as Egay passed through the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)[…]