2 weeks OCD calls for more active public engagement in disaster risk governance MB
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) urged the public to take a more proactive role in strengthening the disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts being done by the government in line with the observance of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2020 on Tuesday, Oct. 13.  OCD Administrator Ricardo Jalad said community participation is very important in ensuring that the public is well-prepared in times of disasters and calamities. “Our commitment to advance policies and programs to reduce the numbers of disaster-affected people continues, likewise, our call for community engagement in these efforts,” he stated. The OCD is ... more