Rappler's latest stories on Gawad Kalasag
Gawad Kalasag: 3 heroic teenagers save passengers of sinking boat
It takes courage to save lives like what these young men did
LIST: 2018 Gawad Kalasag awardees for disaster management, humanitarian work
Organized by NDRRMC, Gawad Kalasag is the country’s premier annual awards for outstanding contributions to disaster risk reduction and management
NDRRMC cites outstanding work in disaster management
The NDRRMC awards several local government units and private groups for their outstanding efforts in disaster management and humanitarian response
Antique town invests in early warning systems to 'save lives'
The town of San Jose de Buenavista a Gawad Kalasag Hall of Famer launches an InfoBoard service so critical information reaches residents in times of calamities
Disasters, climate change and leadership
While laws have been placed and are awaiting full implementation I also believe that taking climate change and disasters seriously is a leadership issue
How do you use local disaster funds?
Local government units are mandated by the law to allot a portion of their yearly budgets to disaster mitigation preparation and response But what is the best way to use them?