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Author: AMADO M. DIMALALUAN JR., PA-II ,PSTC-Zambales
In order to address recurring concerns on improperly dried palay harvests, ten farmers associations from the 2nd district of Zambales recently received portable drying trays at Brgy. Carael, Botolan, Zambales.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) thru its Zambales provincial office in partnership with the office of the Hon. Congresswoman Cheryl P. Deloso-Montalla of the 2nd District of Zambales distributed 50 units of Portasols last August 9 to 10 farmers associations in the province.
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Author: Aira Ronalie P. Santos, Project Assistant II, PSTC-Bulacan
“Prepare, Response, Recover” are essential things to consider in mitigating problems encountered during and after emergencies. And for a coastal community in Hagonoy, Bulacan, relevant information and sufficient preparation should be done to reduce undesirable risks in times of calamity.
As a way to address these challenges, the DOST-III pioneered the deployment of Disaster Preparedness-Kit (Disaster Prep-Kit) developed by Frontlearners Inc. in Brgy. Tibaguin, Hagonoy, Bulacan. The project was funded under the expanded implementation of the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (eCEST) program which is fully supported by Senator Joel Villanueva.
The Disaster Prep-Kit consists of 25 tablets, Short Range Radio Service (SRRS) units (NTC licensed), and a system unit containing theoretical and practical drills for disaster preparedness, livelihood contingency, continuity planning, and learning modules aligned to K-12 curriculum. The unit also comes up with solar panels to recharge and operate the tablets and SRRS Radio even in the absence of commercial electric services.
Floodings caused by high tides and storm surges caused by strong typhoons are frequent occurrences in Brgy. Tibaguin. Although there is