University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) attends the Advancing Local Flood Decision-Making for Disaster Risk Reduction Project Output Presentation in Carigara, Leyte

The University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center led the project output presentation for Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)’s Advancing Local Flood Decision-Making for Disaster Risk Reduction Project on Thursday, February 22, 2024. This event was organized by UPRI with the help of the Local […]

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UP’s online course on resilience concludes with over 11,000 enrollees

  More than 11,000 individuals enrolled for the Basics of Resilience, UP’s first and free online course on resilience, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCAM). The course, which ended its month-long run on February 16, 2024, is a collaborative program by the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) and the UP Open […]

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UPRI celebrates with CDP on its 25th year of inclusive, participatory, community-led resilience-building

The UP Resilience Institute joins the 25th anniversary of the Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP)  together with steadfast partners, both old and new alike.  CDP celebrates 25 years of dedicated service to the people and commitment to building safe and resilient communities by helping cultivate disaster risk reduction systems and resilient practices. Given its rich […]

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LAKBAY participants from PH and Taiwan explore UPRI’s SDG-aligned initiatives

  Sixteen Taiwanese and five Filipino students of a cultural and learning immersion camp visited the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) last 23 January 2024 to learn about its programs and activities especially aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The visit is part of the Project Learning Actively through Knowledge-Based Appreciation for […]

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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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UP Resilience Institute YouthMappers serve as resource persons in Geog 1 Service Learning Activity

The UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) YouthMappers served as resource persons in the Geog 1 (Places and Landscapes in a Changing World) Service-Learning activity last 20 December 2023. Ms. Monica Mendoza (co-mentor, UPRI YouthMappers) discussed the purpose and application of mapping, particularly OpenStreetMap (OSM), in humanitarian crises and disasters and how these maps help the community. […]

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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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UPRI, UPOU’s free course on Basics of Resilience kicks off with 2,100 enrollees

The University of the Philippines’ first and free online course resilience, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) was officially opened today, January 15, 2024. The course, titled the Basics of Resilience Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), is a collaborative program by the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) and the UP Open University Faculty […]

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