The Office of Civil Defense (OCD), as the implementing arm of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, shall have the primary mission of administering a comprehensive national civil defense and disaster risk reduction and management program by providing leadership in the continuous development of strategic and systematic approaches as well as measures to reduce the vulnerabilities and risks to hazards and manage the consequences of disasters.
The OCD's mission is "To administer a comprehensive civil defense and disaster risk reduction management program towards a safer and resilient community.".
By 2022, OCD is a fully capacitated agency that leads the implementation of an integrated civil defense and DRRM Program
The Office of Civil Defense commits to uphold a culture of excellence, professionalism, integrity, and commitment; comply with legal and applicable requirements, and to ensure continual improvement of its quality management system to meet the highest level of stakeholder satisfaction in the administration of the country's comprehensive civil defense and disaster risk reduction and management program for a safer, adaptive, and resilient Filipino community.