5th Technical Working Group Meeting for Earthquake Resiliency

The UP Resilience Institute attended the 5th Technical Working Group Meeting for Earthquake Resiliency on February 2, 2024, at the 4th Floor, Situational Room of the Quezon City DRRM Building. The meeting started with acknowledging all the participants from different departments of Quezon City Hall, organizations, and institutional offices. Followed by the presentation of Engr. […]

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University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) attends the Final Project Turnover Meeting for the Quezon City Drainage Master Plan (QCDMP) Project

The University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – 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 and Management […]

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NSTP-NSRC Meeting SANAY AGAP IGLAP January 2024

On January 18, 2024 UP RI representatives Dr. Glecy Atienza (RCW Director), Dr. Likha Minimi (Knowledge Sharing Director), Jose Abraham Ongkiko (IB Chief Science Research Specialist), Jonathan David Maligalig (IB Junior Project Assistant), Franklin Joshua Gali (IB Junior Project Assistant) attended a meeting at the UP Diliman DILC building Conference room. Joining them were Ramon […]

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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 (UPRI) joins the 4th Quarter Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB) and Task Force Manila Bay (TFMB) Joint Meeting in Quezon City

Representatives of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center participated in the recent 4th Quarter Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB) and Task Force Manila Bay (TFMB) Joint Meeting on December 19, 2023, held at the City Architect Department Conference Area in the Quezon City Hall Compound. […]

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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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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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UP Resilience Institute attended the 36th National Geoscience Conference of the Geological Society of Malaysia (NGC 2023)

  The Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM), a Centre of Excellence for Integrated Research for Disaster Risk (ICoE-IRDR) of the International Science Council (ISC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), with support from the Asian Network on Climate Science (ANCST), International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, […]

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