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Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

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

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 12, 2017) — Are there enough funds for disaster management in 2017? Continue reading Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

Disaster preparedness everybody’s responsibility

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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.

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

MANILA, Philippines (July 1, 2916) — What better way to start as the new chief of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) than launching disaster preparedness activities?

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