‘NOAH’ coming to warn of floods

Original post from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/204513/noah-coming-to-warn-of-floods By Kristine L. Alave Filipinos will soon receive warnings of an impending deluge from a 21st-century digital “Noah.” The government and the private sector are teaming up for Project Noah, a program to install rain gauges and flood monitoring and warning systems in the country’s major river systems. In a speech read for him at the 1st Philippine International River Summit on Thursday, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.[…]

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‘Noah’ faces challenge ‘of biblical proportions’

Original Post from newsinfo.inquirer.net By Tarra Quismundo It’s a public-private partnership to address a challenge “of biblical proportions.” The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has partnered with telecommunications firms Smart Communications Inc. and Sun Cellular, both PLDT mobile phone subsidiaries, to boost its multibillion-peso Project Noah, a two-year flood forecasting and warning system. Recalling the biblical character Noah, who warned his villagemates of the coming of a great flood, DOST’s Noah[…]

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