KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, May 28 (PIA)  – The Department of Science and Technology  (DOST) has appealed to local government units, disaster managers, and other stakeholders to adopt science and  technology –based  tools to boost their disaster  preparedness.

“We at the DOST  believe that we could use science to better understand and improve our disaster  planning and preparations at the national and local levels,” DOST Assistant Secretary Raymund  Liboro said.

Liboro was here Monday to represent Secretary Mario Montejo as keynote speaker of the the 16th and  final leg of the “Iba na ang Panahon: Science for Safer Communities” roadshow.

The  two-day information campaign showcased the latest S&T tools like 3D hazard maps, flood  models, Project NOAH website hazard simulation software, and mobile applications.

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