CSU signs MOA with 12 LGUs for Geo-SAFER Agusan Implementation

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Caraga State University formally established partnerships with 11 Local Government Units of Agusan del Sur and 1 LGU of Agusan del Norte last February 5-9, 2018 through Memoranda of Agreement for the Geo-Informatics for the Systematic Assessment of Flood Effects and Risks (Geo-SAFER) Agusan Project implemented by the university.

The CSU team, led by Dr. Anthony Penaso, CSU President, and Engr. Meriam M. Santillan, Project Leader and Dean of the CSU College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) visited each of the 12 partner LGUs to conduct the series of MOA Signing Ceremonies with their Local Chief Executives and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers.

“…For us to be called a Higher Education Institution funded by the state, we need to go out of our comfort zones and be of service to communities, Local Governments or other sectors of the society that need our help…so this project is aimed  at saving lives and the overarching goal is to make Caraga Region flood resilient.”, said President Penaso.