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DREAM gives aid to Yolanda victims

In light of the recent devastation brought about by Super Typhoon Yolanda, the Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program has worked together with Project Lightline of the National Institute of Physics to donate portable cellphone chargers with batteries to the disaster-stricken province of Leyte. With these chargers, Yolanda victims will be able to use their phones to communicate with their relatives in Manila or elsewhere, despite the absence of electricity in most parts of typhoon-hit Leyte.

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DREAM reports progress, hands out LiDAR data

Less than two years after its launch, the Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program has already readied processed Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data for over 80 municipalities. These were handed out in the Report to Stakeholders event held last October 17, 2013 at the National Engineering Center Audio-Visual Room.

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DREAM holds LAStools Tutorials

Essential in the high-resolution flood and hazard mapping efforts of the Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program is the accurate processing of the Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data in software like the LAStools.

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DREAM hosts workshop on LiDAR Applications

The Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program presented to stakeholders the various applications of the Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology in a whole-day event held last March 15, 2013 at the Cocoon Hotel, Quezon City.

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DOST’s DREAM Planes Take Maiden Voyage for 3D Mapping

Two aircrafts carrying state-of-the-art LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) instruments took off for their maiden flights last November 22 at Clark Airbase to begin “scanning” the Pampanga river basin, thus jumpstarting the country’s first three dimensional (3D) mapping program billed as the DREAM (Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation) Program – the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) grand solution to the country’s disaster preparedness problem.

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