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
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."
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.
March 26, 2017
“Kailangan alerto lagi at mag-ingat, kailangan laging handa sa mga sakuna.”
This Fire Drill took months of preparation and we're glad to have finally conducted it with the help of everyone from the community and local government unit of Brgy. West Crame, San Juan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and Council, Bureau of Fire Protection, and our partner, Plan International, and other agencies who were present during the drill.
We're glad to be featured on TV and online articles once in a while. But if you need more information about our work, we'd appreciate it if you get in touch with us directly!