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Philippines - disaster risk and management act

  1. 1. “AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”
  2. 2. Strengthening institutional capacity for DRRM (includes LGUs, communities, vulnerable and marginalized groups) Building the resilience of local communities to disasters
  3. 3. Adherence to universal norms, principles and standards/incorporation of internationally accepted principles of DRM Participation of all sectors and all stakeholders at all levels/Engage participation of CSOs Adoption and implementation of a comprehensive DRR program incorporated in the development plan
  4. 4. Mainstreaming DRR and climate change in development processes and peace d l t d process/conflict resolution approaches Institutionalizing the policies, structures, coordination mechanisms and programs Provide maximum care, assistance and services t i di id l and f ili affected i to individuals d families ff t d by disaster, implement emergency rehabilitation projects to lessen the impact of p j p disaster, and facilitate resumption of normal social and economic activities
  5. 5. All aspects of disaster risk reduction and ll fd k d d management good governance risk assessment and early warning knowledge building and awareness raising reducing underlying risk factors, and preparedness for effective response and early recovery recovery.
  6. 6. Section 5. NDRRMC (a.k.a. National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council) g ) replaces the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) Chair: Secetary of the Department of National Defense (DND) Vice Chairs: ◦ S Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government f h D f h I i dL lG (DILG) as Vice Chairperson for Disaster Preparedness ◦ Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as Vice Chairperson for Disaster Response ◦ S Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) as t f th D t t fS i dT h l Vice Chairperson for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation ◦ Director-General of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) as Vice-Chairperson for Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery Recovery.
  7. 7. Members: 1. Secretary of the Department of Health (DOH); 2. Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources 3. Secretary of the Department of Agriculture 4. Secretary of the Department y p of Education ; 5. Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE); 6. Secretary of the Department of Finance (DOF); 7. Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
  8. 8. Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM); 10. Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); 11. Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); 12. Secretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ); f h f ( ) 13. Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); 14. 14 Secretary of the Department of Tourism (DOT); 15. The Executive Secretary; 16. Secretary of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP); ( ); 17. Chairman, Commission on Higher Education (CHED); 18. Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP); 19. Chief, Philippine National Police (PNP);
  9. 9. The Press Secretary; 21. Secretary-General 21 Secretary General of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC); 22. Commissioner of the National Anti-Poverty Commission Victims Commission-Victims of Disasters and Calamities Sector (NAPC-VDC); 23. Chairperson, National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women; 24. Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC); 25. Executive-Director of the Climate Change Office of th Cli t Ch f the Climate Change C Commission; i i 26. President, Government Service Insurance System; 27. President, Social Security System;
  10. 10. President, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation; 29. 29 President of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP); 30. President of the League of Provinces in the Philippines (LPP); 31. President of the League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP); 32. President of the League of Municipalities in the g p Philippines (LMP); 33. President of the Liga ng Mga Barangay (LMB); 34. Four (4) representatives from the CSOs; 35. One (1) representative from the Private Sector; and 36. Administrator of the OCD.
  11. 11. policy-making, coordination, integration, supervision, monitoring and evaluation functions SEC. 7. Authority of the NDRRMC Chairperson The Chairperson of the NDRRMC may call upon other instrumentalities or entities of the government and non-government and civic organizations for assistance in DRRM SEC. 8. The Office of Civil Defense primary mission: administering a comprehensive national civil d f l l defense and d d disaster risk reduction and k d d management program Executive director and secretariat of the NDRRMC
  12. 12. (a) Advise the National Council (b) Formulate and implement the NDRRMP c) Identify, assess and prioritize hazards and risks in consultation with key stakeholders; (d) Develop and ensure the implementation of national standards i carrying out di d d in i disaster risk reduction programs i k d i (e) Review and evaluate the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plans (LDRRMPs) () (f) Ensure that the LGUs, through the Local Disaster Risk , g Reduction and Management Offices (LDRRMOs) are properly informed and adhere to the national standards and programs; (g) Formulate standard operating procedures for the deployment of rapid assessment teams, information sharing p y p , g among different government agencies, and coordination before and after disasters at all levels;
  13. 13. Establish standard operating procedures on the communication system among provincial, city, municipal, and barangay disaster risk reduction and management councils, for purposes of warning and alerting them and for gathering information on disaster areas before, during and after disasters; (i) Establish Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training Institutes (j) Ensure that all disaster risk reduction programs, projects and activities requiring regional and international d l d l support shall be in accordance with duly established national policies and aligned with international agreements; g ; (k) Ensure that government agencies and LGUs give top priority and take adequate and appropriate measures in disaster risk reduction and management ;
  14. 14. Create an enabling environment for substantial and sustainable participation of CSOs private CSOs, groups, volunteers and communities, and recognize their contributions in the government’s disaster risk reduction efforts; (m) Conduct early recovery and post-disaster needs assessment institutionalizing gender analysis as part of it; (n) Establish an operating facility to be known as the “National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center (NDRRMOC)” g Op C ( OC) that shall be operated and staffed on a twenty- four (24) hour basis;
  15. 15. Prepare the criteria and procedure for the enlistment of accredited community disaster volunteers (ACDVs) (ACDVs). It shall include a manual of operations for the volunteers which shall be developed by the OCD in consultation with various stakeholders; (p) Provide advice and technical assistance and assist in mobilizing necessary resources to increase the overall capacity of LGUs, specifically the low income and in high risk areas; high-risk (q) Create the necessary offices to perform its mandate as provided under this Act; and (r) Perform such other functions as may be necessary for effective operations and implementation of this Act.
  16. 16. Regional Disaster Coordinating Councils renamed as the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (RDRRMCs) which shall coordinate, integrate, supervise, and evaluate the activities of the h ll di t i t t i d l t th ti iti f th LDRRMCs. Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center (RDRRMOC) shall be established as an operating facility by the RDRRMCs whenever necessary. necessary Chair: Civil Defense Officers of the OCD who are or may be designated as Regional Directors of the OCD Vice Chairpersons: Vice-Chairpersons: Regional Directors of the DSWD DILG DOST and DSWD, DILG, DOST, NEDA. In the case of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the Regional Governor shall be the RDRRMC Chairperson Secretariat: The existing regional offices of the OCD Composition: Executives of regional offices and field stations at the p g regional level of the government agencies
  17. 17. Provincial, City, and Municipal Disaster Coordinating Councils renamed as the Provincial, City, and Municipal Disaster Risk , y, p Reduction and Management Councils Barangay Disaster Coordinating Councils shall cease to exist. Its powers and functions shall henceforth be assumed by the existing Barangay Development Councils (BDCs) which shall serve g g y p as the LDRRMCs in every barangay Composition: The LDRRMC shall be composed of, but not limited to, the following: (1) The Local Chief Executives, Chairperson; (2) The Local Planning and Development Officer, member; (3) The Head of the LDRRMO, member; (4) Th H d of the L The Head f h Local S i l W lf l Social Welfare and D d Development l Office, member; (5) The Head of the Local Health Office, member; ( ) (6) The Head of the Local Agriculture Office, member; g , ;
  18. 18. The Head of the Local Engineering Office, member; (9) Th H d of th L The Head f the Local V t i l Veterinary Offi Office, member; (10) The Head of the Local Budget Office, member; (11) The Division Head / Superintendent of Schools of the DepEd, member; p , ; (12) The highest-ranking officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines assigned in the area, member; (13) The Provincial Director/City/Municipal Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), member;
  19. 19. The Provincial Director/City/ Municipal Fire Marshall f th B M h ll of the Bureau of Fire Protection f Fi P t ti (BFP), member; (15) The President of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC), member; (16) The Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC), (PNRC) member; b (17) Four (4) accredited CSOs, members; and (18) One (1) private sector representative representative, member.
  20. 20. (1) Approve, monitor and evaluate the implementation of Approve the LDRRMPs and regularly review and test the plan consistent with other national and local planning programs; (2) E Ensure the integration of disaster risk reduction and th i t ti f di t i k d ti d climate change adaptation into local development plans, programs and budgets as a strategy in sustainable development and poverty reduction; (3) Recommend the implementation of forced or preemptive evacuation of local residents, if necessary; and (4) Convene the local council once every three months or as necessary necessary.
  21. 21. one LDRMO in every province, city and municipality, and a Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee (BDRRMC) in every barangay responsible for setting the direction, development, implementation and coordination of disaster risk management programs within their territorial t ithi th i t it i l jurisdiction. Structure : ◦ Under the office of the LGU chief executive ◦ Composed of a DRRM Officer to be assisted by three (3) staff responsible for: (1) administrative and training; ( ) research and planning; and (2) h d l d (3) operations and warning.
  22. 22. Design, program, and coordinate disaster risk reduction and management activities consistent with the National Council’s standards and guidelines; (2) Facilitate and support risk assessments and contingency planning activities at F ilit t d t i k t d ti l i ti iti t the local level; (3) Consolidate local disaster risk information which includes natural hazards, vulnerabilities, and climate change risks, and maintain a local risk map; (4) Organize and conduct training, orientation, and knowledge management g g g g activities on disaster risk reduction and management at the local level; (5) Operate a multi-hazard early warning system, linked to disaster risk reduction to provide accurate and timely advice to national or local emergency response organizations and to the general public, through diverse mass media, particularly radio, landline communications, and technologies for communication within rural communities. ii Formulate and implement a comprehensive and integrated LDRRMP in accordance with the national, regional and provincial framework, and policies on disaster risk reduction in close coordination with the local development councils (LDCs); (7) Prepare and submit to the local sanggunian through the LDRRMC and the LDC ( ) p gg g the annual LDRRMO Plan and budget, the proposed programming of the LDRRMF, other dedicated disaster risk reduction and management resources, and other regular funding source/s and budgetary support of the LDRRMO / BDRRMC;
  23. 23. Database/National roster of accredited community di D t b /N ti l t f dit d it disaster t volunteers (ACDV) through the LDRRMOs Accreditation done at the municipal or city level. Mobilization of volunteers shall be in accordance with the guidelines to be formulated by the NDRRMC consistent with the provisions of this Act. Any volunteer who incurs death or injury while engaged in any of the y j y g g y activities defined under this Act shall be entitled to compensatory benefits and individual personnel accident insurance as may be defined under the guidelines.
  24. 24. Sec. 14. Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction Education into the School Curricula and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Program and Mandatory Training for the Public Sector Employees SEC. 15. Coordination During Emergencies a. The BDC, if a barangay is affected; b. The City/Municipal DRRMCs, if two (2) or more b b h l f ( ) barangays are affected; c. The Provincial DRRMC, if two (2) or more cities/municipalities are affected; d. The Regional DRRMC, if two or more provinces are affected; and e. The NDRRMC, if two or more regions are affected.
  25. 25. National Council recommends t th President of the N ti lC il d to the P id t f th Philippines the declaration of a cluster of barangays, municipalities, cities, provinces, and regions under a state of calamity, calamity and the lifting thereof, based on the criteria set by thereof the National Council. The President’s declaration may warrant international humanitarian assistance as deemed necessary. Declaration and lifting of the state of calamity may also be issued by the local sanggunian, upon the recommendation of the LDRRMC, based on the results of the damage assessment and needs analysis. a d eeds a a ys s
  26. 26. Mandatory measures to be undertaken during a declaration of a state of calamity: (a) Imposition of price ceiling on basic necessities and prime commodities by the President (b) Monitoring, prevention and control of d l f overpricing/profiteering and hoarding of prime commodities, medicines and petroleum products; (c) Programming/reprogramming of funds for the repair and safety upgrading of public infrastructures and facilities; and (d) Granting of no-interest loans by government financing or lending institutions to the most affected section of the population through their cooperatives or people’s organizations.
  27. 27. Local Calamity Fund renamed as Local Disaster Risk Reduction and M Ri k R d i d Management F d (LDRRMF) Fund Not less than five percent (5%) of the estimated revenue from regular sources shall be set aside as the LDRRMF to support disaster risk management activities such as, but not limited to, pre-disaster preparedness programs di d including training, purchasing life-saving rescue equipment, supplies and medicines, for post- post disaster activities, and for the payment of premiums on calamity insurance
  28. 28. SEC. 22. National Disaster Risk Management and Recovery Fund. Fund Calamity Fund appropriated under the annual General Appropriations Act renamed as the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (NDRRM Fund) To be used for disaster risk reduction or mitigation, prevention and preparedness activities such as but not li i d to training of personnel, procurement of limited i i f l f equipment, and capital expenditures; utilized for relief, recovery, reconstruction and other work or services in connection with natural or human induced human-induced calamities which may occur during the budget year or those that occurred in the past two (2) years from the budget year.
  29. 29. SEC. 23. Funding of the OCD budget of One (1) Billion pesos revolving fund starting from the g ( ) p g g effectivity of this Act SEC. 24. Annual Report p The National Council, through the OCD, shall submit to the Office of the President, the Senate and the House of Representatives within the first quarter of the succeeding year an annual report relating to the progress of the implementation of NDRRMP. SEC. 25 I SEC 25. Implementing Rules and Regulations. l ti R l dR l ti The NDRRMC, through its Chairperson, shall issue the necessary rules and regulations Within ninety (90) days after approval of this Act Th OCD - l d The lead In consultation with key stakeholders and with the active involvement of the technical management group of the NDRRMC.
  30. 30. To monitor and oversee the implementation of the provisions of this Act Composition: six (6) members from the Senate and six (6) members from the House of Representatives with the Chairpersons of the Committees on National Defense and Security of both the Senate and the House of Representatives as joint Chairpersons of this Committee. The five (5) other members from each ( ) Chamber are to be designated by the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively. The minority shall be entitled to pro rata representation but shall have at least two (2) representatives from each Chamber.
  31. 31. SEC. 27. Sunset Review “Within five years after the effectivity of this Act, or as the need arises, the Congressional , g Oversight Committee shall conduct a sunset review. For purposes of this Act, the term "sunset review review" shall mean a systematic evaluation by the Congressional Oversight Committee of the accomplishments and impact of this Act, as well as the performance and organizational structure of its implementing agencies, for purposes of determining remedial legislation.”
  32. 32. SEC. 28. Repealing Clause. – Presidential Decree No. 1566 and all other laws, decrees, executive orders, proclamations and other executive issuances which are inconsistent with or contrary to the provisions of this Act are hereby amended or repealed accordingly. SEC. 29. Separability Clause. – If any provision of this Act shall be held unconstitutional or invalid, the other provisions not invalid otherwise affected shall remain in full force and effect. SEC. 30. Effectivity Clause. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days following its complete publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) national newspapers of general circulation
  33. 33. Recent updates on the status of the PDRRM law of 2010 Awaiting th signature of the A iti the i t f th President.

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