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CIVIL DEFENSE ACTION GROUP
HISTORY OF CDAG
Formerly Civil Defense Auxiliary Communications Group in 1977. Its main objective is to disseminate information and gather reports during any emergency or disaster. Created under the late Administrator Victor R. Pagulayan for OCD Committee on Warning Systems (COWS).
In 1992, OPLAN TAMBULI was launched to the DCC organization to endorse the CDACG as part of the DCC Communication and Warning Services thru the effort of
Dir. Vicente Tomazar, Dir. Jose Punzal and the pioneering members of CDACG.
Re-activated in 2001 with 21 groups as Civil Defense Auxiliary Group having capabilities on fire suppression, search and rescue, first aid and assist in the relief operations, and the like.
Finally, re-named as Civil Defense Action Group in 2007 uniting the various member-groups into one organization which is registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As of Today, CDAG is a recognized NGO both local and international as part of the OCD-NDCC disaster response organization.
… a non-governmental organization that is non-sectarian, non-political, non-profit and humanitarian in nature. … committed to serve our fellowmen 24 hours a day, 7 times a week at no cost . … with capabilities and knowledge ranging from disaster and emergency risk management, disaster operations and response, basic and advance rescue trainings both local and international.
- Security & Exchange Commission
DFA-RPUNWHC Memo Order 19
Memorandum of Understanding between NDCC & CDAG
Memorandum of Agreement between AFPRESCOM & CDAG
Memorandum of Agreement between JRRMMC & CDAG
MISSION To continuously strengthen the organization’s camaraderie and capabilities in responding to the needs of the people before, during and after any emergencies both domestic and international
VISION A highly professional and motivated NGO that is committed to public service, welfare of the people, protect and assist its constituents, good governance both domestic and international with efficient and effective communication and volunteer work force
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN DISASTER OR EMERGENCIES:
Emergency Preparedness which aims to ensure timely and effective response to victims and to provide preventive and mitigate measures to save lives, minimize human sufferings and reduce loss to property
Utilization of capabilities which shall utilize all resources of the group to the optimum level, especially those that are affiliated with the organization, identified and readily available at all levels in terms of supplies, services and other facilities to respond to any emergency.
Training of Personnel is designed to be compatible with international standards and to give support to emergency plans and programs of the organization
The group defines the responsibility, nationally and through the chapters and affiliated organizations nationwide, for the relief of families and individual suffering from the effects of disasters or emergencies where a number of persons are plunged into helplessness and suffering and as a result may require immediate response and basic necessities.
CONTINUING PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM 1. CDAG Disaster & Contingency Planning (DCP) review and revisions 2. Establishment of additional response divisions and new frameworks ( Organize respective response mechanisms and equipment) 3. Yearly inventory and data banking of CDAG equipment and human resources 4. Forging of linkages/networking with private communications groups (radio/TV stations, radio clubs) to ensure rapid dissemination of disaster warnings and information and with Local Governmental Units. 5. Designation/identification of AOR and be part of the LGU’s Public Safety committee 6. Networking with relief/welfare agencies, national agencies and other auxiliary groups
Exchanging experiences or sharing of best
practices on DERM
Maintenance of network computer &
communication units at the CDAG HQ .
Report, submission, info sharing and
correspondents thru E-Mail and website
10. Identification of the organizations’ financial
11. Conduct of disaster & emergency simulation
12. Conduct of seminars , dialogues and briefing on
13. Development/production/and distribution of CDAG
14. Observance of NDCM of NDCC and other similar events 15. Radio/TV guesting and interviews 16. Affiliation of CDAG to the AFP Reserve Unit & Other NGOs both local and International 17. Creating international support for CDAG 18. Creating affiliations with various schools for NSTP programs and various local and international companies for integration of response mechanism and equipage.
RESPONSE AND RECOVERY PROGRAM 1. Capability-enhancement of response mechanisms for ICS, SAR, Emergency Medical Services, Relief and Evacuation Procedures. 2. Joining DERM Multi Sectoral meetings to enhance inter- agency collaboration 3. Standardization of field reporting forms compatible with OCD,Local & International Standard (ICS Forms) 4. Effectiveness of early warning devices/facilities (e.g. 2-way communications, facsimile, Cphones, sirens) 5. Enhancement of Standard Operating Procedures 6. Organization/mobilization of CDAG-Rapid Assessment Teams (RATs) and its affiliates 7. Rapid reporting of Damage Assessment and Need Analysis 8. Programming/identification of funding sources for response and recovery
RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM
1. Hazard Mapping/Risk Identification
2. Profiling of community residents at risk
3. Integrate the organization to the Local Disaster Council
4. Conduct studies on damaged buildings and other public establishment to further assist the local government in identifying hazardous/disaster areas
Inventory of studies/researches on Disaster and Emergency Risk Management.
Coordinate with the National & Local Government for public information drive
Conduct High Angle Rescue Training for CDAG Members
MOA with AFPRESCOM
Conduct of OPLAN SUMVAC for Metro Manila and nearby
MOA with NDCC-OCD
Created CDAG-USAR using NSTP members as part of
CDAG youth development program particularly in the
schools of MLQU, ACSAT, Angelicum & STI
MOA with various NGOs like Rotary Shelter Box Program, Rotary Aqua Box Program, Together Ensemble, European Chamber of Commerce, Australian Aid International, PCGA
Japan Anti TB Society, Japan Maritime Service Organization, Asia-Pacific Network
Participated in the National Disaster Consciousness Month
Parade and drills
Responded to various fire rescue operations in Metro Manila
and nearby provinces
Responded to Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, NCR, CAR during typhoon
Ondoy & Pepeng. Conduct of Search & Rescue, Evacuation,
Relief Operations, Medical and Dental Mission and
Rehabilitation effort for 5 straight months.
TYPHOON SAR & RELIEF MISSION 2009
SEARCH & RESCUE MISSION DURING TYPHOON ONDOY & PEPENG IN REGION 1,2,3,4, NCR, CAR
EMERGENCY RELIEF & MEDICAL MISSION
INTERNATIONAL AID TO CDAG 10 Basic Emergency Medical Boxes good for 3,000 patients from AAI 1,500 Rotary Shelter Boxes given to CAR, Zambales thru CDAG
3,000 Flood Buckets given by Midwest Mission Distribution Center, USA thru CDAG & RPUNWHC
3,000 Hygiene Kits & hospital equipments given by Missionaries from US thru CDAG & RPUNWHC
1, 000 Rotary Aqua Boxes given to the Provinces of Laguna, Quezon, Zambales & Region 1 by CDAG & RPUNWHC members
NCR- SAR Team Details: Team Name: CIVIL DEFENSE ACTION GROUP Acronym: CDAG Agency/Office: OCD-NDCC / RP-UNWHC/AFPRESCOM Team Type: NGO / humanitarian Recognition: Yes INSARAG Guidelines Trained: 4 Self Sufficiency: Yes (72 hours) Search Component: Yes
Rescue Component: Yes Medical Component: Yes Number of Personnel: 600 active members Structure: Light to Medium Rescue Component (NCR) EMT: 40 Search & Rescue: 180 Water Rescue: 25 Underwater SAR: 12 Fire Rescue: 550 Medical Staff: 32
Foundation Year: 2000 Website: [email_address] Focal Point Policy: Comm. Johnny G. Yu, RPUNWHC Chairman TEAM Network Inc.3628148 /4104774 / 160-16 0917-8589337 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org [email_address] Focal Point Operations: Action Line 24 hrs.160-16 / 410-4774 Last Update: June 2010
THANK YOU VERY MUCH Prepared by Commissioner Johnny Yu, RPUNWHC