NDRRMC Executive Director and Civil Defense Administrator Undersecretary Alexander P Pama delivers the keynote address during the Launching of the Civil Defense DRRM Radio on 04 May 2016 at Hotel Ariana, Brgy. Paringao, Bauang, La Union.

OCD Region 1 Director Melchito M Castro organized of the Civil Defense DRRM Radio for Region 1 to promote DRRM projects, programs and activities with the aim to gain public interest and commitment. DRRM Radio pronounced as “dream” radio envisions safer and resilient communities through their active participation in DRRM activities.

It has been the goal of the national government to attain zero casualty in any eventuality. Usec Pama, explained in his speech, “The formula: 1+1=0, where ‘1’ stands for government’s readiness and preparedness and the other ‘1’ as the people’s education and cooperation; combined together will come up with ‘0’ or the attainment of zero casualty.”

The DRRM radio is aired in the three carrying stations namely DZNL Aksyon Radyo, DZAG Radyo ng Bayan and DZRD Sonshine Radio.