DOST Project NOAH in danger due to lack of funds
The Department of Science and Technology’s real-time weather platform called Project NOAH is in danger of being terminated due to lack of funds, according to local news.
According to local radio station DZRH, the program’s current budget is set to be depleted by the end of February.
JUST IN: Project Noah ng @DOST_NCR, hanggang February 28 na lang dahil sa kakulangan ng pondo, ayon sa panayam ng DZRH kay Dr. Mahar Lagmay.
— DZRH NEWS (@dzrhnews) January 29, 2017
The DOST Project NOAH, an acronym for Nationwide Operation Assessment Hazard, is a primary disaster risk reduction and management program created “to promote and integrate advanced science and technology to enhance disaster management and prevention capacity of the Philippine government” and runs by funding from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and allocations from various local agencies and institutions.
More as we get it.