©2019 CENTER FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FOUNDATION INC.

You can help us reach out to more communities.

Make an impact today!

Follow

What’s Buzzing

MEDIA COVERAGE

Whether it's local TV, or international broadsheet, news stories about our organization's contribution, big or small, to communities' disaster preparedness and resilience could be found here.

February 23, 2017

GMA-7: SCENARIO-BUILDING AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING

In a Reporter's Notebook episode aired last week, February 23, Jiggy Manicad talked about the aftermath of the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that shook Surigao Del Norte, leaving major infrastructures and critical facilities damaged, and some families affected.


Emphasizing the need for contingency plans and why local government units are expected to undertake them is our Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Malu Fellizar. Here watch:

December 20, 2016

UNTV NEWS AND RESCUE: 911 UNTV

This news and rescue program features the Center for Disaster Preparedness, our vision, mission, and the significance of the work that we do within communities.

Watch Ms. Mayfourth Luneta, one of our Deputy Executive Directors, articulate important facts about our approach in Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (starts at 16:27), and DRRNet's 9 calls to building a resilient nation: the Barangay 911 Campaign (starts 21:50).

ONLINE NEWS ARTICLES

Screen Shot 2017-03-09 at 4.05.08 PM.png

GMA SPECIAL REPORT: 

IN SOME METRO MANILA COMMUNITIES, FIRES ARE A WAY OF LIFE

March 7, 2017

“Kung may pagkakataon ang mga tao at may oportunidad na makapili ng tirahang ligtas, sigurado kami na hindi titira sa ganoong mga lugar ang mga pamilyang ito."

In this GMA Network Special Report, our Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Malu Fellizar emphasizes the importance of addressing underlying risks in poor and vulnerable communities. 


This Fire Prevention Month, let's do our part in reducing fire hazards in our households and call on our local governments to ensure that there are sound contingency plans that people and leaders in the community can execute in cases of fire. Regular fire drills and inspection of business establishments for fire safety compliance are some of the measures LGUs could implement to reduce risk to fire.