News & Events

Progress Reporting, Monitoring conducted among Geo-SAFER Mindanao Key Personnel

Date Posted: October 15, 2017

The Geo-Informatics for the Systematic Assessment of Flood Effects and Risks (Geo-SAFER) Mindanao Program conducted a Progress Reporting and Monitoring among its core-group last November 14, 2017 at Paras Beach Resort, Camiguin Island.

Project Leaders, Chief Science Research Specialists and Project Development Officers from the five (5) implementing Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) of the program namely: Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Caraga State University, Central Mindanao University, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology and University of the Philippines Mindanao attended the activity. Representatives from each HEI presented their project’s general information, current status & activities, accomplishments, problems encountered and solutions. An open forum was also conducted through which issues and concerns regarding the program were raised and addressed.

The attendees during the progress reporting

Caraga DRRM Council, Disaster Preparedness Committee support Geo-SAFER Agusan Project

Date Posted: July 21, 2017

Through a series of meetings and presentations, the Geo-Informatics for the Systematic Assessment of Flood Effects and Risks (Geo-SAFER) Agusan Project was able to gain support from Caraga’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Council and Disaster Preparedness Committee in conducting its activities and endeavors towards achieving a flood-resilient Agusan.

Towards Flood Resilience: Geo-SAFER Mindanao Program Officially Launched

Date Posted: July 6, 2017

Last August 8, 2017, the Geo-SAFER Mindanao Program, also known as the “Geo-informatics for the Systematic Assessment of Flood Effects and Risks towards a Resilient Mindanao” was officially launched at the LMX Convention Center, Butuan City.

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Hon. Fortunato T. dela Peña graced the said event. It was also attended by program’s stakeholders, policy-makers and representatives from the different Government sectors across Mindanao. During the launching, the Geo-SAFER Mindanao’s partner agencies and Local Government Units were acknowledged for their commitments in helping the program reach its objectives in achieving flood-resilience through enhancing their flood disaster management and mitigation practices.