Wednesday, May 22, 2024
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UP opens up map data for affected areas of Taal eruption

Using Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology, UP was able to generate maps with resolution of up to 1x1 meter which can be used for planning and reconstruction of areas damaged by the Taal Volcano eruption.

LGUs urged to use flood hazard maps to avoid casualties during disasters

In a bid to strengthen the country's response to disasters that hit the country on a regular basis, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has urged for greater empowerment for local government units by equipping them with appropriate technology, human resource, and technical and administrative capacity to perform their mandates.
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