19 September 2018

Dr. Cadag Participates in Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Workshop

Documentation from Jake Cadag

Dr. Jake Rom Cadag, Senior Lecturer, participated in a three-day seminar-workshop about Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) on September 11-13, 2018 at the Richmonde Hotel in Ortigas, Quezon City. The event was facilitated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of Civil Defense (OCD).

Dr. Cadag's participation in the workshop is in preparation for the service-learning activities that students of Geography 255 is undertaking in the First Semester of Academic Year 2018-2019. Geography 255 students will contribute to enhancement of the practice of PDNA in the Philippines.

PDNA is a tool used to determine the value of lost assets, define reconstruction requirements, and assess the impacts on many sectors of the affected communities. For more information on PDNA, visit http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/crisis-prevention-and-recovery/pdna.html

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