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.
OCD observes IDDRR 2020, calls for public engagement in disaster risk governance
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The Office of Civil Defense joins the world in the observance of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) tomorrow, October 13, an event endorsed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) as a means "to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction."
Ensuring public service continuity amid emergencies: NDRRMC, PDRF launch PSCP Guidebook
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To further guide government offices in the formulation of their Public Service Continuity Plans (PSCP), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council through the Office of Civil Defense and Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation Inc. (PDRF) launched the Public Service Continuity Planning Guidebook today, September 30.
OCD recognizes youth initiatives, launches "Youth as Agents of Change: A Call to Action" webinar
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"As tomorrow’s leaders, the youth of today must be given adequate guidance and support so that their potential can be strengthened, focused, and realized as a key contributor in the national effort to build resilience." This was the message of Civil Defense Administrator Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad to the participants of “Youth as Agents of Change: A Call to Action” webinar held on September 23.