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

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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