DREAM participates in the First Manila Disaster Preparedness Conference
Last October 15-17, 2014 in the World Trade Center in Pasay City, the DREAM Program brought its flood hazard maps and early warning systems to bring awareness and know-how to 897 barangay officials and other stakeholders of the City of Manila. The event, entitled the “First Manila Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Management Conference 2014” brought together representatives from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (PhiVOLCS), Red Cross, Bureau of Fire Protection, and various non-government organizations (NGOs) focused on preparing for and mitigating disasters.
The three-day exhibit of the DREAM Program had the therme “Meeting responsibilities with dedication.” It was attended by Data Acquisition Component Chief Science Research Specialist Engr. Christopher Cruz, Data Validation Component Chief Science Research Specialist Engr. Joemarie Caballero, Data Validation Component Supervising Science Research Specialist Engr. Dexter Lozano, Data Processing Component Chief Science Research Specialist Engr. Sarah Jane D. Samalburo, Flood Modeling Component Chief Science Research Specialist Mr. Christopher Uichanco, and Flood Modeling Component Supervising Science Research Specialist Ms. Sylvia Sueno.