PRESS RELEASE | Official Launch of UP Resilience Institute with integration of UP NOAH

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES RESILIENCE INSTITUTE (UP RI) TO BE LAUNCHED UP Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center as core 22 May 2017 The revitalized University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UP RI), with the integration of the UP National Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center as its core component, will formally be launched on 20 June 2017 as a proactive hub providing benchmark innovative information vital in lifesaving[…]

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NOAH, UNICEF WebSAFE for Children conducts DRRM training in Carles, Iloilo

UNICEF WebSAFE for Children in partnership with UP NOAH conducted a three-day community-based training program for disaster prevention and mitigation for the community leaders and youth volunteers of Carles, Iloilo. The training held last 19-21 April was attended by barangay officials, concerned individuals, and even youth representatives from 27 barangays who were very eager to learn more about disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) using the tools and technologies of[…]

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CCC partners with UP for PCTP-RAPID and ReBUILD Programs

With the common goal of sustaining the promotion of public awareness in climate and disaster risk, the University of the Philippines (UP) together with the Climate Change Commission (CCC) work hand in hand in the implementation, continuation, and completion of Resilience and Preparedness towards Inclusive Development (RAPID) under the Project Climate Twin Phoenix (PCTP); and Resilience Capacity Building for Cities and Municipalities to Reduce Disaster Risks from Climate Change and Natural Hazards, Phase 1[…]

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BOR Appoints Prof. Lagmay as 1st Director of the UP NOAH Center, UP Resilience Institute (UP System)

This article was originally published on the University of the Philippines System Website on April 7, 2017. At the 1326th UP Board of Regents Meeting on 5 April 2017, Prof. Alfredo Mahar Francisco A. Lagmay was appointed as Director of the UP Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center, effective 21 March 2017 until 20 March 2020, and as Executive Director of the UP Resilience Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction[…]

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