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NDRRMC Inks MOA with National Commission on Muslim Filipinos

NDRRMC Chairperson and National Defense Secretary Voltaire T Gazmin(left-seated) and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Yasmin Busran Lao (right-seated) led the ceremonial signing of Memorandum of Agreement(MOA) between NDRRMC and NCMF on 10 March 2016 at the NDRRMC Conference Room, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Joining the two signatories areUsec Alexander P Pama, NDRRMC Executive Director and Civil Defense Administrator, key DND and OCD officials, as well as representatives from NCMF.

This renewal of partnership pushes to improve the NDRRMC’s delivery of services catering to the needs of the Filipino Muslim communities in DRRM operations before, during and after emergencies. The partnership agreement aims to capacitate the Muslim Filipino communities in the areas of DRRM education, the training of local disaster managers and the emergency response groups.