Project NOAH Center to be established in UP (GMA News)

By TJ Dimacali, GMA News This article was originally published by GMA News on February 23, 2017. The University of the Philippines has moved to establish an office that will continue the initiatives started by the government’s Project NOAH disaster response program. In a meeting on Thursday, February 23, the UP Board of Regents approved the establishment of a “Project NOAH Center” in the UP System, according to a post[…]

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UP to continue Project NOAH (UP System)

This article was originally published on the University of the Philippines System Website on February 23, 2017. At its 1325th meeting on February 23, 2017, the University of the Philippines Board of Regents approved the adoption of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) by UP upon the termination of its administration by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on February 28. “In a sense, Project NOAH is coming home,”[…]

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NOAH partners with LMP and LCCAD in 2017 National Roll-out of LCCAP

The League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) and the Local Climate Change Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) group are currently spearheading Training-Workshops on the Formulation of the LCCAP in the Philippines and Federalism. With support from Climate Change Commission (CCC), the Second District of Albay headed by Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, University of the Philippines, UP NIGS, and Project NOAH, the 2017 National Roll-out has been continuously ongoing from January[…]

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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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