Enhancing stakeholders’ capability in utilizing the rainfall threshold in the landslide early warning system of Tublay, Benguet

Project Team

Prof. Dymphna N. Javier, Project Leader

Dr. Ian Jasper A. Agulo, Co-Project Leader

Ms. Alicia G. Follosco, Study Leader

Mr. Rene B. Escalante Jr., Research Assistant

Project Area

Tublay, Benguet

Partner

UP Baguio

Project Overview

  • to contribute to the enhancement of the capability of LGUs in incorporating scientific information in DRRM decision-making
  • to develop a science-based and community-based early warning protocol for heavy rainfall and landslide

Main Activities

  • Conduct of science education, training workshops and focus group discussions 
  • Acquisition, installation of automated weather stations (AWS), training of user-experts, and weather monitoring 
  • Field observation of landslides and  integration into GIS
  • Acquisition of satellite image and   inventory of landslides
  • Data analysis and formulation of early warning protocol