PNoy attends launch of Project Noah

Posted at Jul 06 2012 12:58 PM | Updated as of Jul 06 2012 08:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino attended the launch of Project Noah in Marikina today.

Project Noah or nationwide operational assessment of hazards is a joint project of the Department of Science and Technology, PAGASA and other government agencies to relay disaster and safety information to citizens.

Users can view flood maps, storm tracks, rainfall and other data specific to their area with information from over 100 new weather gauges and radars brought by the government.

In his speech, President Aquino said this is a breakthrough in the Philippines for disaster information.

Meanwhile, Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo said Project Noah would help the citu prevent possible devastation from future storms such as Ondoy in 2009.

ANC Dateline Philippines, July 6, 2012