Gawad Kalasag - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Gawad Kalasag


Gawad Kalasag: 3 heroic teenagers save passengers of sinking boat

Dec 27, 2017 - 1:03 PM

It takes courage to save lives like what these young men did

HERO. Jonathan Palen, Steven Sabuero and Kenzo Wahing receives the Gawad Kalasag Heroic Act award on December 11, 2017 at Crowne Plaza Hotel. Photo by Abigail Abigan/Rappler

LIST: 2018 Gawad Kalasag awardees for disaster management, humanitarian work

Dec 11, 2017 - 6:52 PM

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

Jun 10, 2017 - 5:57 PM

The NDRRMC awards several local government units and private groups for their outstanding efforts in disaster management and humanitarian response

ZERO CASUALTY ADVOCATES. NDRRMC awards local government units, humanitarian groups, and individuals for their outstanding efforts on disaster management. Photo by PICC

Antique town invests in early warning systems to 'save lives'

Jul 24, 2015 - 5:12 PM

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

 Anthony Mondragon

Disasters, climate change and leadership

May 31, 2015 - 7:02 PM

While laws have been placed and are awaiting full implementation I also believe that taking climate change and disasters seriously is a leadership issue

STORM TRACKER. Tacloban Disaster-Risk Reduction Management Officers learning how to track a storm. Photo from WeatherPhilippines

How do you use local disaster funds?

Feb 28, 2015 - 4:36 PM

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?