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UP creates NOAH Center

The University of the Philippines UP, by virtue of the  approval of the Board of Regents on Feb. 23 and an Executive Order from UP Pres. Danilo L. Concepcion, established the NOAH Center (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards – NOAH Center for climate actions and disaster risk reduction management) in UP on March 21.
The NOAH Center takes off from Project NOAH which began as a research program under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2012. In the past five years, the project harnessed technologies and management services for disaster risk reduction activities. These were  offered by DOST through …

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A Tale of Two Towns

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies in San Vicente, Palawan and Del Carmen, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
Houses stand alongside mangroves and coconuts in Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte. Photo by Timi Cabana.
No one is spared in the age of climate change. Whether you live in what would seem like a tropical paradise facing the West Philippine Sea, or a surfing destination nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Philippine Trench, you can’t escape the fast-changing weather patterns and ever-evolving environmental phenomenon.
Having the proactive approach
A rising tourist destination with what locals claim to be a 14-kilometer stretch of white sand …

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