Humadapnon sa Tarangban, the 8th title in the Suguidanon (Epics) of Panay was launched at Balay Kalinaw, University of the Philippines Diliman on November 22, 2019.
To foster cooperation and coordination among the LGUs, the academe, government agencies and the NGOs to build a more climate change resilient communities was the rationale behind the seminar workshop organized by the UP Visayas through the School of Technology on November 20-21 at UPV Iloilo City.
“Crafting a public service continuity program from our Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan that can be shared to the community is something that puts us in a position to have a greater and more meaningful impact in public service.”
Because of climate change, the Philippines will become more humid, will have an increase in precipitation and rainfall, yet its soil moisture will continue to decrease. Thus, we need to brace ourselves with more typhoons, flooding and drought. In addition, sea level rise will submerge many coastal areas.
Division of Humanities faculty members, Ms. Julie Prescott and Prof. Jude Vincent Parcon, presented their research papers at the International Research Forum on the Philippines (Constructing Philippine Modernities) in La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria on November 11-12.
Kayab Pagsaka (ascension in Hiligaynon and Waray languages respectively), an art installation of blankets tied to bamboo poles was on view at the UP Visayas Tacloban on November 5-15, 2019 in commemoration of the 6th anniversary of the Typhoon Yolanda tragedy.