MRP Foundation turns over 20M assistance to NDRRMC for Taal evacuees
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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairperson and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana received 20M worth of assistance for Taal evacuees from Melco Resorts-Philippines Foundation in a turn over ceremony held today at the People Power Revolution Memorial Lounge, Department of National Defense Building, Camp Aguinaldo.
NDRRMC builds further efforts for relief and immediate recovery of communities affected by Taal eruption and other calamities
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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) gathered top officials of its member agencies on Tuesday, 21 January 2020, for an emergency full council meeting. The meeting discussed pressing matters that needed the Council’s decision relative to updates on the recent Taal Volcano eruption as well as recovery from other calamities.
NDRRMC approves Philippine Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery Planning Guide
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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.
OCD conducts Final Meeting for ARDEX-20
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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.