News & Events

Geo-SAFER Mindanao conducts Program Culmination

Date Posted: June 19, 2019

The Geo-SAFER Mindanao Program conducted a culmination activity last June 5, 2019 at the LMX Convention Center, Butuan City. The event gathered all Geo-SAFER Personnel from the five (5) implementing Higher Educational Institution namely; Caraga State University, Central Mindanao University, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, MSU – Iligan Institute of Technology, and University of the Philippines Mindanao.

Geo-SAFER Agusan Trains AgNor LGUs on Proper Utilization, Applications of Detailed Flood Hazard Map

Date Posted: March 18, 2019

The Geo- SAFER Agusan conducted the 1st Phase of the Training on the Principles, Utilization and Applications of Geo-SAFER Agusan and Phil-LiDAR Detailed Flood Hazard Maps and Application for Disaster Preparedness and Risk Reduction to the Agusan del Norte LGUs at the E&G Hotel and Resort, Cabadbaran City last March 13 - 15, 2019.

The 3-day activity gathered officials from the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) and Planning Sectors of the different municipalities across Agusan del Norte in order to capacitate them on the proper utilization of the different outputs of the Geo-SAFER Agusan Project including applications developed by the project. Several lectures were given by the Geo-SAFER Agusan Project personnel from the Geo-SAFER Agusan Project.

During the first day of the activity, the topics discussed were about the Introduction to Detailed Flood Hazard Mapping Using LiDAR, and Overview on the Online Rainfall and Water Level Monitoring and Forecasting Systems. Exercises on the Operations of Online Rainfall and Water level Monitoring and Forecasting System were given to the participants.

“MaBAHAng Usapan: A Flood Hazard Awareness Caravan” kicks off at Caraga State University

Date Posted: February 8, 2019

The Caraga Center for Geo-Informatics together with the Geo-SAFER Agusan Project officially launches MaBAHAng Usapan: A Flood Hazard Awareness Caravan last February 6, 2019, at the GIS Laboratory of Caraga State University, Butuan City.

MaBAHAng Usapan aims to create an avenue through which students will be educated and empowered in terms of flood hazards and to advocate flood-resilience at a young age. The event involves various interactive lectures and learning activities related to flood hazard awareness.