In Response to the DOST Press Release

The issue about NOAH all began when Dr. Lagmay was quoted in an interview with DZRH that Project NOAH is ending on 28 February 2017 “dahil wala nang pondo” (because there are no more funds).  The absence of funding is due to the intent of DOST to terminate the project despite its success given the response of the people. The announcement on the termination of Project NOAH is a statement[…]

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Project NOAH Press Conference Statement

DOWNLOAD PDF OF THE NOAH STATEMENT HERE. We called for this press conference because of the many requests for interviews regarding the end of Project NOAH. On 29 January 2017, we had an interview with DZRH regarding the NOAH program. The radio show highlighted the importance of Project NOAH in saving lives. The program was closed with a statement that Project NOAH will end on 28 February 2017 “dahil wala[…]

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AFP awards ‘Gawad sa Kaunlaran’ to Project NOAH

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) awarded the “Gawad sa Kaunlaran” medal and ribbon to Project NOAH Executive Director Mahar Lagmay, and geologists Peter Khallil Figueroa and Carmille Marie Escape last December 27, 2016. With the aim of helping the residents of Calayan, Cagayan prepare for and respond to the threat of natural hazards, GoShare and AFP Northern Luzon Command spearheaded the “All-in-One Bayanihan in Calayan Group of Islands” activity.[…]

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Project NOAH Year in Review

This year has yielded an extensive use of science and technology for Project NOAH — from continuous simulation of high resolution flood, landslide, and storm surge hazard map data, to considerable efforts in averting the effects of natural hazards, thus minimizing the likelihood of disasters. During the early part of 2016, Project NOAH shifted from hazard mapping to risk mapping with its Integrated Scenario-based Assessments of Impacts and Hazards (ISAIAH)[…]

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