UPRI NOAH Center shares Open Science Initiatives at CAMANAVA Conference and National Geology Congress

  The UP Resilience Institute NOAH Center was invited to serve in two different events last 22 March and 5 April 2024 namely CAMANAVA Flood and Disaster Resiliency Preparation Conference and the National Geology Congress. The JCI Malabon held its first CAMANAVA Flood and Disaster Resiliency Preparation Conference and was participated by UPRI researchers Jolly […]

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UP RI attends the Final Project Turnover Meeting for the Quezon City Drainage Master Plan (QCDMP) Project

The University of the Philippines (UP) Resilience Institute (UP RI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center handed over the complete plans during the Final Project Turnover Meeting for the Quezon City Drainage Master Plan (QCDMP) Project on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. This joyous event was organized by the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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A Year Later: Analyzing the 2022 Kusiong Debris Flow and Landslides through Fieldwork

Around midnight of October 28, 2022, a deadly landslide caused by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (Nalgae) devastated Sitio Tinabon in Barangay Kusiong, Maguindanao del Norte. Based on barangay records, the landslide killed 24 people and injured 68; all of them were residents of the relocation site at the foothills of Mt. Minandar, the source of […]

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UP Resilience Institute attended the Digital Pilipinas Festival 2023 as the Philippines Sparks Collaboration for Sustainability

By; Geoel Esguerra Manila, Philippines – The recent Digital Pilipinas Festival convened leaders across business, government, and civil society to harness technological innovation towards climate action. Held from November 20-24 at the SM Aura SMX Convention Center in Taguig, the weeklong event comprised of multiple summits covering priority growth sectors, headlined by the 2-day main […]

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RCW conducts 4As Writeshop in Aklan

Last December 12, 2023, the Research and Creative Work Division hosted the Academic Alliance for Anticipatory Action (4As) Validation Workshop and Writeshop on Enhancing Anticipatory Action in the Philippines in Aklan, Philippines.  The UP Resilience Institute (UP RI) is part of 4As, a USAID-supported international consortium composed of universities from the U.S., Bangladesh, Namibia, Mozambique, […]

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A Step Further Towards Becoming A City of Energy: City of Naga, Cebu’s CLUP gets approved by the DHSUD

his approval also signifies a leap towards the mainstreaming of science-based information in the formulation of local development plans. It positions the City of Naga as one of the first few cities in the country to have adopted a multi-hazard approach to planning. 

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RCW conducts field research in Leon, Iloilo

The Work Package 2B (WP2B) Team of the Research and Creative Work (RCW) Division conducted field research in Brgy. Biri Norte in Leon, Iloilo last December 4 to 6, 2023. The team is composed of Chief Science Research Specialist Dennis G. de la Torre, and Junior Project Assistants For. Alexa Samantha R. Hernandez, Ramon Christopher […]

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Devastating M6.8 Earthquake Strikes Sarangani Island

The Earthquake  A M6.8 earthquake struck Davao Occidental on the afternoon of November 17. The epicenter of this earthquake was identified near Sarangani Island, sending tremors throughout the region.  Glan, a municipality situated on Sarangani Island, bore the brunt of the quake, experiencing the highest intensity recorded at Intensity VII. This level of intensity indicates […]

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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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UP RI NOAH Center, UPLB-INREM Facilitate Project Proposal Finalization To Promote Resilience In A Multi-Stressed Watershed In The Province Of Albay, Philippines

The UP Resilience Institute (UP RI), in partnership with UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (UPLB-INREM), undertook a Project Proposal Finalization session for Quinali A Watershed. This event was held on October 12, 2023, at the Technical Services Conference Room, DENR V Regional Office. Local stakeholders from regional agencies and other relevant organizations attended the program to present their project proposals that they successfully developed before the start of the project proposal finalization activity.

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