Automation of Flood Early Warning System for Disaster Mitigation in Metro Manila

Article by SDS Admin Published on February 15, 2019

Automation of Flood Early Warning System for Disaster Mitigation in Metro Manila
The project by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) aims to develop an enhanced flood early warning system (FEWS), and to boost the capacity of mandated agencies to monitor and manage the worsening problem of flood in Metro Manila. This project is expected to contribute in strengthening the resilience and adaptive capacity of communities and ecosystems to climate-related hazards and natural disasters by providing timely and accurate disaster and climate information that will support risk-informed planning, particularly at the local level (SDG13.1).

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