Camp Aguinaldo -- In the Philippines, the “Rehabilitation and Recovery” thematic area has always been the weakest link in the aftermath of disasters. In past disasters (i.e. Typhoons Ondoy, Sendong, Pablo, Yolanda, Bohol and Cebu Earthquakes, etc.) the crafting and implementation of rehabilitation and recovery plans (RRPs) by National Government and LGUs after major disasters were always delayed.

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Manila City- In preparation for the Philippine hosting of the ASEAN Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercise 2020 (ARDEX-20), the Office of Civil Defense holds the Final Meeting  today 15 January 2020 in Manila City, Metro Manila.

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) discussed the coordinating mechanisms to bring additional assistance to communities hit by Typhoon “Ursula”. It gathered its Response Cluster on late afternoon of Friday, 03 January 2019, to discuss updates on the ongoing relief assistance and initiatives for further actions.

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) convened its Response Cluster on Thursday afternoon to coordinate the ongoing relief efforts in areas pummeled by Typhoon Ursula.