UP Resilience Institute (UP RI) Participates in the Poverty Indicator and Vulnerability Estimator (PIVE) System Solutions Workshop

By: Geoel Anthony E. Esguerra, Kristian Audri D. Gabriel and Ella Danielle C. Santiaguel Representatives from the UP Resilience Institute – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center Planning Component were invited to participate in the Poverty Indicator and Vulnerability Estimator (PIVE) System Solutions Workshop last November 22, 2023, which was held in the Innovation […]

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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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UP NOAH Center’s Resilience LIVE Episode 4 delves into Tropical Cyclones and Water-related Disasters

By: April Dawn F. Tegelan and Marie Claire P. Mandar How can students and researchers contribute to making the Philippines Disaster Resilient? This question was explored by Dr. Lea Dasallas,  a researcher for the Water Resources and Environmental Research Center, K-water Research Institute, during the 5th episode of Resilience Live.    Held last 30 November […]

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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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UP Resilience Institute capacitated by UP Open University in developing and conducting online courses for Resilience

The UP Resilience Institute participated in a two-day writeshop on designing and developing online courses for DRRM at the UP Open University (UPOU) campus in Los Baños, Laguna last 10-11 November 2023. A total of 24 staff from the different divisions and offices of the UPRI participated. The writeshop was conducted with the aim to […]

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Site Investigation and Sample Collection from Currimao Port, Ilocos Norte and Santa, Ilocos Sur Seawall under DOST ExCon Project

UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) and Earth Materials Science Concrete Petrography Laboratory (EMS-CP Lab) technical staff held site investigation and sample collection activities at Currimao Port in Ilocos Norte and Santa, Ilocos Sur Seawall, from October 01-04, 2023, in connection with the DOST-GIA-funded research project titled “Effects of Extreme Weather Conditions on Coastal Concrete Structures in […]

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UP Resilience Institute joins SIBOL 2023: Promoting Resilience Through New BUILT Initiatives

AUGUST 23, 2023 – In a display of innovation and commitment to bolstering resilience, the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) proudly joined the esteemed lineup of institutions at SIBOL (Science and Innovation Budding Opportunities for Leverage) 2023, the nexus where new ideas converged to shape the future of Buildings, Utilities, Infrastructure, Logistics, and Transportation (BUILT). Hosted […]

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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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Taiwan’s Yuan Ye Architect Awards Representatives Visit UPRI Offices

Representatives of the Yuan Ye Architect Awards from Taiwan toured the offices of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) following UP’s visit to Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The purpose of their visit was to explore potential collaboration with the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP), UPRI, and the Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners National Capital Regions (PIEP NCR), aligning with the principles of the PAGLINANG forum. During the four-day visit, the Taiwanese representatives initiated discussions on the localization of the Yuan Ye Architect Awards model in the Philippines.

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