Start Network: Stories of Change

Change Maker: Alfredo Mahar Lagmay

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Alfredo Mahar Lagmay is a professor at the University of the Philippines’ National Institute of Geological Sciences and the Executive Director of the NOAH Center (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards). He is also Start Network’s Change Maker in the category of Faster and Early Action. In this episode, we look at Mahar’s work in studying explosive eruptions to protect and save more lives. Mahar also discusses the importance of proper planning, and educating and involving the community in disaster management.