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Geo-SAFER Northern Mindanao/Cotabato grabs 5th ICIDRRM Best Poster Award

Date Posted: September 10, 2018

A research entry of the Geo-SAFER Northern Mindanao/Cotabato Project captured the best poster award during the recently concluded 5th International Conference on Integrative Disaster Risk Reduction Management (ICIDRRM) held at Eastern Samar State University at Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Philippines last September 4-6, 2018.

The winning poster was entitled “2D Hydraulic Modeling of Urban Flood in Panlibatuhan River, Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines” presented by Rose Angelica L. Amper, a staff of the project, which bested other ten (10) posters of researchers representing other SUCs and HEIs in the country.

The poster is an effort geared towards disaster preparedness and prevention through developing a two-dimensional urban flood inundation model in Valencia City for any practical application in the future. Two (2) other research studies from the project were also presented at said the conference.

ICIDRRM is an annual convergence of DRRM officers, researchers, planners, and members of academe working together towards the advancement of Climate Change Mitigation and DRRM advocacies. It is hosted yearly by the ESSU since 2014 following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in the region. 

Geo-SAFER Agusan holds Stakeholders’ Meeting

Date Posted: September 7, 2018

In order to ensure that its activities, outputs and training to be conducted are in accordance to the needs and concerns of its beneficiaries and partner agencies, the Geo-SAFER Agusan Project conducted a Stakeholders’ Meeting last September 6, 2018 at Almont Inland Hotel, Butuan City.

Geo-SAFER Mindanao Conducts Annual Progress Reporting and Monitoring

Date Posted: July 12, 2018

In order to present and assess the program’s accomplishments for its 1st year of implementation, the Geo-SAFER Mindanao Program conducted its annual progress reporting and monitoring last July 9-10, 2018 at the University of the Philippines – Mindanao, Davao City.

The said activity was attended by the Project Leaders and representatives from the component projects of the program implemented by five (5) Higher Education Institutions namely: Caraga State University, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Central Mindanao University, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology and University of the Philippines – Mindanao.

The Geo-SAFER Mindanao core group and PCIEERD personnel during the program meeting