DOST, Smart & Sun work together to improve monitoring of disasters (S&T Post)

By: Allan Mauro V. Marfal, S&T Media Service, STII The Department of Science and Technology will work together with Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Sun Cellular to improve the communication system in the DOST-developed disaster preparedness system in the country. The collaboration was formalized in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on March 16, 2012 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel to be led by DOST Secretary Mario G. Montejo,[…]

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DOST's Project NOAH unveils Moses tablet as red flag for calamities (GMA News)

By KIM LUCES, GMA News July 24, 2013 3:04pm From NOAH came Moses—at least for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The DOST unveiled on Tuesday the Monitoring and Operating System for Emergency Services (Moses) tablet made for faster and more efficient communication during calamities and natural disasters. The Moses tablet is the latest technology developed under Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards), which harnesses technologies and management services for disaster[…]

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NOAH mobile apps top tech sites' disaster "must-have"

The Project NOAH mobile applications for Android and iOs topped the list of most useful apps for disaster in Asia. An article published in Mashable.com, a US-based news website with around 20 million monthly visitors, and Techinasia.com, a leading online technology news site in Asia, acknowledged two of DOST-NOAH’s mobile applications which help the public in disaster preparedness and management. “Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) is the official mobile[…]

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After 'Noah' comes 'Moses' to prevent disasters in PH (ABS-CBNnews.com)

ABS-CBNnews.com Posted at 06/23/2013 6:47 PM | Updated as of 06/23/2013 11:48 PM     MANILA — After “Noah,” “Moses” comes to the rescue of Pinoys from the floods. Dr. Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay, the head of the Project Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (Project NOAH), revealed Sunday that they will soon distribute “Moses” tablets in order to equip Filipinos against disasters. Lagmay said the Monitoring and Operating System for[…]

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Tablets Could be Philippines' New Tool Against Natural Disasters (TECHINASIA)

This article was written by Phoebe Magdirila and originally published in techinasia.com on June 24, 2013. Rainy season is back in the Philippines, as well as the worries about thunderstorms and their after effects. The worst of them all is flooding. But the good thing is that the government is now preparing for it. We have previously reported how citizens and organizations have worked together through online platforms in the[…]

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Aquino assures Filipinos of adequate protection against calamities, storms through Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (PCOO)

(PCOO)- President Benigno S. Aquino III assured Filipinos of adequate protection against various calamities and other destructive storms through the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH. In his third State of the Nation Address on Monday during the Joint Session of the 15th Congress at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City, the Chief Executive said Project NOAH was launched in Marikina last July in a bid to[…]

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