PSDMN ANTHONY ROLANDO T. GOLEZ JR., MD, MBAH and ILLAC DIAZ MY SHELTER FOUNDATION Be Better, Build Better
<ul><li>Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tropical cyclones, tsunamis and floods are constant threats making the Philippine...
Philippine Disaster Risk Profile <ul><li>Located along the Pacific Ring of Fire, between two tectonic plates (Eurasian and...
<ul><li>Many of the country’s communities are constantly faced by deadly natural disasters due to global climactic changes...
<ul><li>220 VOLCANOES </li></ul><ul><li>22 POTENTIALLY ACTIVE </li></ul>
Geologic Hazards Philippine Disaster Risk Profile
TYPHOONS <ul><li>Located along the typhoon belt in the Pacific making it vulnerable to typhoons and tsunami </li></ul><ul>...
As an archipelago with  7,107  islands, the threat of  tsunami affecting the country’s coastal areas is not far-fetched. P...
<ul><li>For the period January 2004 to June 2005, the country registered :  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4,500 deaths </l...
Between   1970   to   2000 ,  the Philippines incurred  an average annual direct damage of PHP 15 Billion   or   US$ 300 M...
VICIOUS CYCLE Billions of pesos have been poured in  by the government for rehabilitation and reconstruction. DESTRUCTION ...
<ul><li>It’s about time the country breaks the vicious cycle of destruction-death-rehabilitation-destruction… </li></ul>DE...
<ul><li>…  and start being better and building better!   </li></ul>DESTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION RESILIENCY PROGRESS
<ul><li>First step: </li></ul><ul><li>identify school buildings </li></ul>
<ul><li>The NDCC, together with My Shelter Foundation, United Architects Philippines and the Private Sector Disaster Manag...
PSDMN MY SHELTER FOUNDATION Be Better, Build Better
This program envisions to innovate how our school buildings can be made safe, conducive for learning and coming up with so...
Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>1.  COMPETITION </li></ul>
in Developing Countries.   A Global Design Competition for School Buildings Millennium Schools
History of Competition <ul><li>Tondo Foreshore Project 1976 :   </li></ul><ul><li>-opportunity to create forum and new ide...
History  <ul><li>First slum upgrading project of WB </li></ul><ul><li>2,531 from 68 country-entries worldwide joined </li>...
Aims of the Competition <ul><li>To design disaster-resilient school buildings that can be turned to evacuation centers if ...
Competition Schedule <ul><li>Registration Opens </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Dispatch of ...
Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>2.  BUILDING IMPLEMENTATION </li></ul>
DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program <ul><li>A program that gives private entities the opportunity to become active partners by ...
Site of 4B <ul><li>NATO PRIMARY   SCHOOL , NATO SANGAY CAMARINES SUR </li></ul>
Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>3.  ADVOCACY </li></ul>
PSDMN (Private Sector Disaster Management Network) <ul><li>NGO-arm of the NDCC </li></ul><ul><li>PSDMN will take the lead ...
Conclusion Our country’s geographic location makes us prone to natural hazards Mitigation and Preparedness   remain as the...
The steps ahead <ul><li>Competition: need to have different categories; bringing of international judges to the country; a...
The steps ahead <ul><li>Advocacy/Communications for 4B both national and international </li></ul>
Thank you! Visit us @  www.ndcc.gov.ph Email –   [email_address] SMS – 09178916322 OpCen  Telefax Nos. (+632) 911-1406 Tel...
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  • The high susceptibility to earthquakes and landslides of various parts of the Philippine archipelago (Orange Color) resulted in the July 1990 earthquake in Baguio and the Ginsaugon, Southern Leyte tragedy in February 2006.
  • Taking the first step, we have identified the school buildings in the country as one of the most highly vulnerable to disasters. School buildings are not only structures for learning but they are also used purposely as evacuation centers.
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    1. 1. PSDMN ANTHONY ROLANDO T. GOLEZ JR., MD, MBAH and ILLAC DIAZ MY SHELTER FOUNDATION Be Better, Build Better
    2. 2. <ul><li>Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tropical cyclones, tsunamis and floods are constant threats making the Philippines one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Philippine Disaster Risk Profile <ul><li>Located along the Pacific Ring of Fire, between two tectonic plates (Eurasian and Pacific) which are volcanic and earthquake generators </li></ul><ul><li>20 quakes a day </li></ul><ul><li>22 active volcanoes (5 most active) </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Many of the country’s communities are constantly faced by deadly natural disasters due to global climactic changes and increasing population. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>220 VOLCANOES </li></ul><ul><li>22 POTENTIALLY ACTIVE </li></ul>
    6. 6. Geologic Hazards Philippine Disaster Risk Profile
    7. 7. TYPHOONS <ul><li>Located along the typhoon belt in the Pacific making it vulnerable to typhoons and tsunami </li></ul><ul><li>Average of 20 typhoons yearly (7 are destructive) </li></ul>Philippine Disaster Risk Profile
    8. 8. As an archipelago with 7,107 islands, the threat of tsunami affecting the country’s coastal areas is not far-fetched. PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK PROFILE Tsunami-Prone areas of Mindanao
    9. 9. <ul><li>For the period January 2004 to June 2005, the country registered : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4,500 deaths </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>650 missing persons </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>15 B (PhP) worth of damages </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Between 1970 to 2000 , the Philippines incurred an average annual direct damage of PHP 15 Billion or US$ 300 Million due to disasters. This is equivalent to more than 0.5% of the national GDP per year . The indirect and secondary impacts of these disasters further increased this cost.
    11. 11. VICIOUS CYCLE Billions of pesos have been poured in by the government for rehabilitation and reconstruction. DESTRUCTION DESTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION
    12. 12. <ul><li>It’s about time the country breaks the vicious cycle of destruction-death-rehabilitation-destruction… </li></ul>DESTRUCTION DESTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION
    13. 13. <ul><li>… and start being better and building better! </li></ul>DESTRUCTION RECONSTRUCTION RESILIENCY PROGRESS
    14. 14. <ul><li>First step: </li></ul><ul><li>identify school buildings </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>The NDCC, together with My Shelter Foundation, United Architects Philippines and the Private Sector Disaster Management Network (PSDMN) have taken lead to launch the “Be Better, Build Better Program.” </li></ul>
    16. 16. PSDMN MY SHELTER FOUNDATION Be Better, Build Better
    17. 17. This program envisions to innovate how our school buildings can be made safe, conducive for learning and coming up with solutions to improve the quality and standards of how these structures are built. Be Better, Build Better
    18. 18. Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>1. COMPETITION </li></ul>
    19. 19. in Developing Countries. A Global Design Competition for School Buildings Millennium Schools
    20. 20. History of Competition <ul><li>Tondo Foreshore Project 1976 : </li></ul><ul><li>-opportunity to create forum and new ideas and perspectives into alternative construction of homes for urban poor. </li></ul><ul><li>- First int’l competition for architectural design in the world </li></ul>
    21. 21. History <ul><li>First slum upgrading project of WB </li></ul><ul><li>2,531 from 68 country-entries worldwide joined </li></ul><ul><li>Became world’s new template for construction of low income housing </li></ul>
    22. 22. Aims of the Competition <ul><li>To design disaster-resilient school buildings that can be turned to evacuation centers if needed. </li></ul><ul><li>To design innovative school buildings for a developing country </li></ul><ul><li>To build a prototype of the school buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Compilation of best practices manual in school design </li></ul>
    23. 23. Competition Schedule <ul><li>Registration Opens </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Dispatch of Competition Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for submission of questions </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for sending written answers </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for reception of dispatched entries at competition secretariat </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting of the Technical committee </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting of the Jury </li></ul><ul><li>Announcement of Competition results </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibition of submitted schemes </li></ul>
    24. 24. Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>2. BUILDING IMPLEMENTATION </li></ul>
    25. 25. DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program <ul><li>A program that gives private entities the opportunity to become active partners by providing assistance to various concerns in public education. </li></ul><ul><li>The private sector is able to participate in addressing the problems of the public education system such as classroom, desk and textbook deficiencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Through this program, the private sector can assist in upgrading and modernizing the Philippine public schools. </li></ul><ul><li>The competition’s winning entry or design shall be implemented through DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program. </li></ul>
    26. 26. Site of 4B <ul><li>NATO PRIMARY SCHOOL , NATO SANGAY CAMARINES SUR </li></ul>
    27. 27. Components of “Be Better, Build Better Program” <ul><li>3. ADVOCACY </li></ul>
    28. 28. PSDMN (Private Sector Disaster Management Network) <ul><li>NGO-arm of the NDCC </li></ul><ul><li>PSDMN will take the lead in the advocacy of the “Be Better, Build Better Program” </li></ul><ul><li>PSDMN will help communicate to all its stakeholders the existence of the program and encourage them to support our goal in building an overall disaster resilient country, and for other countries to follow suit. </li></ul>
    29. 29. Conclusion Our country’s geographic location makes us prone to natural hazards Mitigation and Preparedness remain as the most effective strategies in minimizing adverse effects of disasters The “ Be Better, Build Better Program ” will revolutionize the way we build our schools and how we prepare our children
    30. 30. The steps ahead <ul><li>Competition: need to have different categories; bringing of international judges to the country; awarding ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Launching of 4B on July 5, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt a School Program: augmentation of support for const. </li></ul>
    31. 31. The steps ahead <ul><li>Advocacy/Communications for 4B both national and international </li></ul>
    32. 32. Thank you! Visit us @ www.ndcc.gov.ph Email – [email_address] SMS – 09178916322 OpCen Telefax Nos. (+632) 911-1406 Tel Nos. (+632) 912—2665 (+632) 912-5668 (+632) 911-5061 to 64

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