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COA sees ‘unauthorized expenses’ in 2016 DND disaster funds

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But the department insists it used its Quick Response Fund correctly, saying that their role in disaster involves organizing, training, and equipping first responders from the AFP

MANILA, Philippines (May 11, 2017) — The defense department spent close to P75 million in “unauthorized expenses” from its Quick Response Fund (QRF), the Commission on Audit (COA) said in a report released Wednesday, May 10. Continue reading COA sees ‘unauthorized expenses’ in 2016 DND disaster funds

COA: DND, 183 LGUs didn’t follow rules for disaster funds in 2015

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The Commission on Audit releases its first-ever report on how funds for disaster risk reduction and management were used by national and local officials

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 22, 2017) — The Commission on Audit (COA) found that the Department of National Defense (DND) and local government units failed to follow rules for using disaster funds in 2015. Continue reading COA: DND, 183 LGUs didn’t follow rules for disaster funds in 2015