UPRI NOAH Center participates in CRED Training on EM-DAT

On 24 October 2023, the UP RI Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center attended a training session on the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) spearheaded by the Center for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) of the University of Louvain (UCLouvain) and in partnership with the UP Institute of Civil Engineering (UP ICE). The training […]

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The Oil Spill Disaster of MT Princess Empress

The Incident The oil tanker MT Princess Empress carrying 800,000 liters of industrial fuel started sinking offshore of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro on the 28th of February at 4:16 AM. The 20 men aboard were rescued soon after but by March 1, 2023 the ship was declared fully submerged following aerial and seaborne survey (NDRRMC SitRep […]

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NOAH Center, QC LGU hold turnover event of the Internet of Things (IoT) system for disaster management

The local government of Quezon City, in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UP RI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center, launched its Internet of Things (IoT)-based decision support (DSS) system during the turnover event held at the QC DRRM Building, Kalayaan Avenue, Quezon City Hall last June 13, 2023.¬† […]

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Kusiong Debris Flow and Landslides

As severe tropical storm Paeng (Nalgae) crossed the archipelago, residents of Sitio Tinabon, Brgy. Kusiong, Datu Odin Sinsuat in Maguindanao del Norte braced for its effects by preparing and executing their evacuation protocol. Witnesses said the barangay had sounded an alarm system around midnight of 27th Oct 2022. This prompted some of the residents and […]

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Post-Disaster Assessment of Abuyog, Leyte

  Tropical Storm Agaton¬† devastated the municipality of Abuyog, Leyte last 12 April 2022 causing floods, landslides, and even landslide-induced tsunamis. As one of the UP RI initiatives, a collaborative post-disaster assessment by the UP Resilience Institute (UP RI), UP Visayas- Tacloban College Regional Environmental Information System (UP VTC- REIS), Central Visayan Institute Foundation (CVIF), […]

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