OML Center

The OML Center is a research institute that recognizes that science and technology have a critical role to play in enhancing the resilience and coping capacity of the various sector of the society whose aspirations to develop sustainably is threatened by climate-related risks and disasters. The OML Center will strive to create a "Center of Excellence" by generating science-based solutions in the area of climate change adaptation and disaster risk management.


A resilient Filipino society, able to cope and prosper in the midst of climate-related risks and disasters


To become a leading catalyst for generating science-based solutions to climate-related risks and disasters in the developing world


  • Supporting focused and science-based efforts to develop innovative solutions to mitigate the risks and impacts of climate change and geo-hazards to assist government initiatives and programs.
  • Initiating the development of a Philippine interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral network of researchers, academics and practitioners to enhance the understanding and prediction of climate change and geo-hazard impacts.
  • Strengthening linkages with the national and local government to facilitate capacity building in the delivery of risk mitigation solutions to reduce the impact of climate change and geo-hazards.
  • Providing a venue to share and exchange ideas and experiences in the local and international arenas


Inception meeting of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, July 2014

ProSus #1: Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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