NDRRMC sets priorities for CY 2020 during 4th Quarter Full Council Meeting
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The NDRRMC Full Council Meeting was held on 17 December 2019 to discuss and finalize collective plans, initiatives, and activities of the member agencies for CY 2020. NDRRMC Chairperson and Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana led the meeting and was co-chaired by Secretary for Health Francisco T. Duque III.
Search, Rescue, and Retrieval Operations Intensify in Padada, Davao del Sur After M 6.9 Earthquake
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Search, Rescue and Retrieval (SRR) operations intensify in the collapsed Southern Trade Commercial Store in Padada, Davao del Sur in the aftermath of the magnitude 6.9 earthquake.
NDRRMC Recognizes Exemplary Local Government Units, Organizations and Individuals in its 21st Gawad KALASAG
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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) conferred the Gawad Kalasag to a total of 21 Local Government Units and 52 other organizations and individuals who showed exemplary dedication and support to the country’s bid for national resilience, in the awarding ceremony held on December 6, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).
Typhoon to Enter PAR as “TISOY” and Bring Heavy Rains over Luzon and Visayas
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“Kammuri” continues to intensify just outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as it now moves West-Southwestward. The typhoon will be named “TISOY” as it enters the PAR by day’s end to Sunday early morning. Landfall is expected over Bicol by Tuesday morning, bringing frequent heavy rains until Wednesday in Luzon and other areas in Visayas. Vigilant monitoring for possible flooding and rain-induced landslides in identified affected areas was strongly advised by the National Disaster Disk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during its Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) meeting held this morning.