National Disaster Resilience Summit
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As the culminating activity of this year’s National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM), a two-day summit with the theme, “A Whole-of-Society Approach: On the Road to Resilience” will be held on 30–31 July 2019 at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City.
With participants from the national government agencies; local government units; the private sector; non-government, faith-based, academic, and community-based civil society organizations, this event will emphasize the importance of coherence, synergy and collaboration among government and all stakeholders to achieve the over-arching goal of disaster resilience.
NDRRMC COMMISSIONS HWTC-DONATED MOBILE WATER TREATMENT UNIT
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“With the formal commissioning of this mobile water treatment compact unit, we are assured that when deployed to support relief operations anywhere in the archipelago, it would work with utmost efficiency”, said Civil Defense Administrator Usec Ricardo B Jalad during the commissioning ceremony attended by OCD officials and representatives of the Hungarian Water Technologies Corporation (HWTC) held at the NDRRM Operation Center today 23 October 2019.
National Summit for Strengthening MSME Disaster Resilience
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The Office of Civil Defense joins the National Summit for Strengthening MSME Disaster Resilience to support disaster preparedness of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines. The Resilience Core Group (RCG) helmed the activity to promote active relationship between the government and the private sector ensuring sustainability and nation‘s economic growth through participation in similar events. The summit served as a venue to expand the partnership between the government and its stakeholders in the private sector to incorporate disaster resilience and further realise their roles and enabling the whole of society approach in Disaster Risk Reduction. #ResiliencePH