The Phillipine government has just received an approximately P608-million grant for improving the Flood Forecasting and Warning System for Cagayan de Oro River Basin.

In a press release, Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano signed and exchanged notes on the said project last Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

Accordingly, “Japan’s grant is expected to substantially improve information accuracy and provide technical support to the CDO operational system for flood forecasting and disaster prevention. This project will strengthen the ability of CDO against future risks of flash floods, mud slides and other negative impacts, thus contributing to sustainable development in the region.

Read the full statement below.

screenshot from http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp

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