The Office of Civil Defense is conducting the online public orientation on the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the National Service and Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001 on April 12, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. via livestream in the Civil Defense PH pages in Facebook and Youtube.

The provisions of the revised IRR of the NSTP Act of 2001 will be presented by Col Ronald Jess Alcudia of the Philippine Army. This will be followed by the presentation of the Updated Implementing Guidelines and Procedures (IGP) of the National Service Reserve Corps (NSRC) to be presented by OCD Training Specialist Shereen Hombrebueno as well as updates on the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) IGP which will be discussed by Capt John De Villa of the Philippine Navy.

Following the widespread damages brought by Typhoon “QUINTA,” “ROLLY,” and “ULYSSES,” the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council gathered its full council today in an emergency meeting to discuss the impacts of the recent typhoons, the declaration of state of calamity, and the early recovery actions.

NDRRMC Executive Director and Civil Defense Administrator, Usec Ricardo B Jalad, expresses support to the 2020 Observance of the World Tsunami Awareness Day and affirms commitment to the strengthening of preparedness against the threat of Tsunami to coastal communities in the archipelago. #WTAD2020 #TsunamiResilience