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Gov’t eyes ‘stronger’ disaster management agency to replace NDRRMC

the national disaster risk reduction and management council holds its second meeting under the duterte administration
SECOND MEETING. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council holds its second meeting under the Duterte administration on January 12, 2017 in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. Photo by Toni Zuniga

If Congress approves, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) will be replaced by an independent agency called the Civil Defense Authority (CDA)

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 13, 2017) — Learning from the problems encountered during Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and other big disasters, the government is poised to establish a new disaster management agency.  Continue reading Gov’t eyes ‘stronger’ disaster management agency to replace NDRRMC