The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) through the Regional DRRM Councils will conduct the 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on 31 March 2017, Friday, 2PM. The ceremonial venue will be at the Provincial Capitol, Cebu City.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) meeting held on 14 March 2017 and presided by DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, approved the Guidelines on the administration of the NDRRM Fund. The revised Guidelines streamline the process and reduce the processing time of funding requests from a maximum of two (2) years to a maximum of three (3) months for Local Government Units (LGUs) and one (1) year to one (1) month for National Government Agencies (NGAs).

(from left to right) Mr Sombath Douangsavanh of Lao PDR, Ms Lae Shwe Zin Oo of Myanmar, Mr Arnel Capili of AHA Centre, NDRRMC Executive Director and Civil Defense Administrator Usec Ricardo B Jalad and Ms Victoria Leat of Pacific Disaster Center join the Family Photo during the 5th Meeting of the ACDM Working Group on  Risk Awareness and Assessment on 15 March 2017 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City. 

15 March 2017- ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) Working Group on Risk Assessment and Awareness (RAA) met today for its 5th meeting at the Sofitel Philippines Plaza, Manila.

Vice Chair for Response and Social Welfare Secretary Judy M Taguiwalo calls meeting to order in the 2nd Council Meeting for 2017 held at Tejeros Hall, AFPCOC, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

NDRRMC Chairperson and National Defense Secretary Delfin N Lorenzana, Atty Neri J Colmenares, Mr Brian Poe Llamanzares, Mr Ramon R Isberto, together with other NDRRMC key officials join the ceremonial launching of the Cellular Broadcast System in partnership with SMART Communications.

14 March 2017- National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) members convene for its 2nd Council Meeting at the Tejeros Hall, Armed Forces of the Philippines Commissioned Officers’ Club, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.