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Office of Civil Defense denies being choke point for donations

Apr 03, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The agency’s job is to keep an inventory of all donations to the national government and redistribute them if necessary, but direct donations to other agencies are allowed

RICARDO JALAD. Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense, at a Senate hearing on January 29, 2020. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Jalad says better to make NDRRMC chief a 'Cabinet-level' position

Jan 29, 2020 - 9:31 PM

Stakeholders have pointed out that since the NDRRMC is merely a council, it doesn't have the budget nor the power to make decisions on situations that require a Cabinet rank

CABINET-LEVEL. Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, the executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, says it's better to make NDRRMC chief a secretary. Photo by Angie de Silva

NDRRMC's Jalad says one department for disasters can be 'overwhelming'

Nov 11, 2019 - 3:45 PM

'The department cannot be the implementing agency of all interventions for rehabilitation,' NDRRMC Executive Director Ricardo Jalad tells senators

LUKEWARM. NDRRM Executive Director Ricardo Jalad attends the first Senate hearing on the proposed Department of Disaster Resilience. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

NDRRMC sorry for saying 2 Ompong responders died in landslide

Sep 16, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Executive Director Ricardo Jalad says the two responders in the Cordillera Administrative Region, initially reported as dead, were actually accounted for

APOLOGIES. In this file photo, Ricardo Jalad, undersecretary of the Office of Civil Defense, speaks during the AGOS Summit on Disaster Preparednesson July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/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

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

Catch these speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:40 AM

Learn from champions experts and practitioners of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation at the Agos Summit this Friday and Saturday

NDRRMC to ask P78-B more from Congress for recovery efforts

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:21 PM

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council only about P5 8 billion is left of the NDRRMC fund which is not enough to fund recovery needs

Lawin hits 12,000 families in Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino

Oct 21, 2016 - 4:32 PM

In Cagayan and Isabela combined 841 residential houses have been totally damaged with another 3 705 homes partially destroyed

AFTERMATH. Residents in Tuguegarao City check houses destroyed by Typhoon Lawin (Haima), which was a super typhoon when it hit land on Wednesday, October 19. File photo c/o Adrian Portugal/Rappler

NDRRMC: Troop movements to Sulu won't hamper disaster response

Oct 02, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Disaster management chief Ricardo Jalad says other agencies are ready to assist in disaster response efforts to allow the military to perform its internal security operations

CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATOR. Ricardo Jalad is the new chief of the Office of Civil Defense, and Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Photo by Office of Civil Defense.

Join the 3rd quarter #Pagyanig challenge on Sept 28

Sep 26, 2016 - 2:53 PM

The public is invited to join the Pagyanig Challenge and show how we can all be prepared for the Big One

New NDRRMC chief: Disaster preparedness everybody's responsibility

Jul 01, 2016 - 8:19 PM

NDRRMC executive director Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad s first day in office coincides with first day of the National Disaster Consciousness Month

Pama's advice to next NDRRMC chief? 'Coordination, teamwork'

Jun 29, 2016 - 6:46 PM

Alexander Pama the outgoing executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council says saving a lot of lives is his proudest legacy

DRRM IN PH. Alexander Pama talks to Rappler about his achievements and the challenges he faced as the country's disaster management chief. Screenshot from Rappler

Duterte names appointees to DND, DILG, DOST, more

May 31, 2016 - 7:17 PM

UPDATED Duterte announces 13 new Cabinet appointees during a meeting on Tuesday May 31 in Davao City

FIRST CABINET MEETING. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte meets with his appointees on May 31, 2016, before naming additional nominees to Cabinet posts. Photo courtesy of King Rodriguez