Social protection, as defined by the United Nations Research Institute For Social Development, is concerned with preventing, managing, and overcoming situations that adversely affect people’s well being. Social protection consists of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labor markets, diminishing people's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to manage economic and social risks, such as unemployment, exclusion, sickness, disability and old age.Social assistance as Social ProtectionSocial assistance schemes comprise programs designed to help the most vulnerable individuals ( i.e., those with no other means of support such as single parent households, victims of natural disasters or civil conflict, handicapped people, or the destitute poor), households and communities to meet a Social floor and improve living standards. These programs consist of all forms of public action, government and non-government, that are designed to transfer resources, either cash or in-kind (e.g. food transfers), to eligible vulnerable and deprived persons. Social assistance interventions may include:Welfare and social services to highly vulnerable groups such as the physically or mentally disabled, orphans, or substance abusers.Cash or in-kind transfers such as food stamps and family allowances.Temporary subsidies such as life-line tariffs, housing subsidies, or support of lower prices of staple food in times of crisis.
Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management CommitteesCONSULTATION MEETING Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office JANUARY 22, 2013 Conference Room, Office of the Mayor ANGELES CITY
PROGRAM Invocation IntroductionsConsultation Meeting
Meeting Objectives1. To share highlights/overview and coordinate ACDRRMC Plans and Programs for 20132. Update and to consolidate information on barangay disaster risk reduction and management efforts and initiatives, present status and capability of BDRRMCs, and the organizing of Emergency Response Teams3. Identify areas of mutually-reinforcing partnerships and support between ACDRRMC and BDRRMCs
Proposed Agenda1. Quick review of NDRRMP Framework and Targets2. Updates on ACDRRMO Status and Highlights of 2013 Plans, Programs and Activities3. Sharing of Accomplishment Reports of the BDRRMCs including: – Development and Implementation of BDRRMPs – DRRM initiatives, including reaching out to the private sector and the local civil society organizations – Organizing and training of local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)4. Discussion on enhancement of City Government support / assistance to key areas of BDRRMCs Plans and Programs and vise versa
PRINCIPLES of NDRRMF• In conformity with and captures the essence and priorities of Republic Act 10121 – Empowering leaders and communities – Building back better – Being adaptive – Using and understanding the right information
PRINCIPLES of NDRRMF• Paradigm shift: from reactive to proactive DRR and Climate Change Top-down and decentralized Bottom-up and participatory disaster disaster risk reduction management Disasters are merely a function of Disaster mainly a reflection of physical hazards people’s vulnerability Integrated approach to Focus on disaster genuine social and human response and anticipation development to reduce disaster risk
PRINCIPLES of NDRRMF• Invest in disaster prevention and mitigation, preparedness and climate change adaptation (DRR, CC info, EWS, Search and Rescue, capacity building, others) Prepare for disasters Mitigate the potential impacts of existing disasters and climate risks Prevent hazards from becoming disasters Substantially reduce loss of lives and damages to social, economic and environmental assets.
Through the process of Mainstreaming RISK DRR and CCA in FACTORS Planning and Hazards Implementation ExposuresVulnerabilities BOTTOM-UP Capacities PARTICIPATORY PROCESS ALL STAKEHOLDERS (LGUs and AGENCIES, CSOs, PRIVATE SECTOR, INSTITUTIONS)
… to this Recovery and Rehabilitation Response PreventionPreparedness and Mitigation RESOURCE INVESTMENT
SAFER, ADAPTIVE AND DISASTER RESILIENT FILIPINOCOMMUNITIES TOWARD SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BOTTOM – UP PARTICIPATORY PROCESS
Men and women have increased awareness and understanding of DRRM and are now more preparedSAFER and away from harm when disaster strikes People and communities are better empowered to quickly adjust to new conditions; increased resilienceADAPTIVE and decrease in vulnerabilities; involves the right mindset; “building back better”, learning to innovate and go to the next level Successful risk reduction efforts, instilling the cultureDISASTER of safety among the people enabling them to beRESILIENT stronger with increased ability to bounce back after the disaster Filipino men and women of all ages, sectors and FILIPINO localities; it reinforces the overall approach in DRRMCOMMUNITIES which is community-based or according to the strengths, cultural /and or local contexts of the peopleSUSTAINABLE Ties all DRRM and CCA efforts, mainstreamed andDEVELOPMENT integrated in all development policies and plans of local governments and communities
PREVENTION AND MITIGATION EXPECTED OUTCOME KEY RESULTS AREA • Mainstreamed and Integrated• Avoided hazards and DRRM and CCA in local development policies, plans and mitigated their budgets potential impacts by • DRRM / CCA sensitive reducing environment management vulnerabilities and • Increased disaster resiliency of infrastructure systems exposure and • Community-based and scientific enhancing capacities DRR/CCA assessments, mapping, of communities analysis and monitoring • Risk Transfer Mechanisms
PREPAREDNESS EXPECTED OUTCOME KEY RESULTS AREA• Established and • Community awareness and strengthened understanding of the risk factors capacities of • Contingency Planning at communities to the local level, incl. ICS, anticipate, cope and EWS, Pre-emptive evac., recover from negative stockpiling and equipping impacts of emergency • Local drills and simulation occurrences and exercises disasters • Local disaster response planning
RESPONSE EXPECTED OUTCOME KEY RESULTS AREA • Disaster Assessment and• Provided life Needs Analysis (DANA) preservation and met • Relief Operations the basic subsistence • Search, Rescue and needs of basic Retrieval population based on • WAT/SAN and Health acceptable standards • Development/provision of during or immediately temporary shelter after a disaster • Psycho-social support
RESPONSE KEY RESULTS AREA• Early recovery mechanisms• Management of dead and missing• Evacuation management• Social Protection Intervention• Civil and uniformed services and cooperation
REHABILITATION AND RECOVERY EXPECTED OUTCOME KEY RESULTS AREA• Restored and improved • Livelihood (1st priority) facilities, livelihood, living • Shelter (2nd priority) conditions and organizational capacities • Infrastructure (3rd of affected priority) communities, and reduced disaster risks in accordance with the “building back better” principle
NDRRM STRATEGIESAdvocacy Information Contingency Competency-based Education and capability building Planning Communication Research, TechnologyMainstreaming DRRM Development and Monitoring, evaluation in all plans Knowledge and learning Management Networking andInstitutionalization of partnership building Education on DRRM DRRMCs and between and among and CCA for all DRRMOs stakeholders, media and tiers of government
NDRRM STRATEGIES Mobilize and harness Customized training A living document media to regularly programs based on which is updated andcommunicate, warn, and educate people about needed skills in the used in the different DRRM different DRRM aspects DRRM aspects Research to help usEnsure that DRRM and CCA innovate, adapt and maximize Feedback mechanismsis mainstreamed in various the use of resources to help to gauge performance plans, programs and people reduce and manage projects of LGU, private risks to disasters; data base targets and learning sector groups and other development, documentation, from experience on themembers of the community replication and recognition of ground good practices Creation of permanent Effective and mutually Education throughlocal DRRM offices and reinforcing partnerships and integration of DRRM networks to ensure multi- functional councils to concepts in theensure implementation sectoral and multi- curriculum and for stakeholders participation of of DRRM Plans and public sector employees Programs the different DRRM players
PRESENT SITUATION:THE STATUS OF ANGELES CITY’SDISATER RISK REDUCTION ANDMANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Institutionalization of ACDRRMC, ACDRRMO and DRRM systems• SP Reso. No. 6057, S2011 – Establishment of ACDRRMC and ACDRRMO• Executive Order No. 3, Series of 2011 & Executive Order No. 3A, Series of 2011 – Creation of Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Establishment of Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (under the Special Program of the Office of the Mayor)• SP Reso. No. 6141, S2011 – Utilization of 70% of LDRRMF for Pre-Disaster Programs
Institutionalization of ACDRRMC, ACDRRMO and DRRM systems• SP Ordinance No. 328, Series of 2012 enacted by the Angeles City Council and approved by Mayor Ed Pamintuan on December 26, 2012. – Sponsored by SP Chair on Disaster Management and Resettlement City Councilor Alexander Indiongco – Ordinance creating the Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and other matters related thereto – IRR and Executive Orders (in the process of drafting)
Status of Institutionalization of BDRRMCs• All 33 BDRRMCs have organized and activated their BDRRMCs through local Executive Orders – with Functional Organizational Structures• Some have: – Hazards Maps – All-Hazards Contingency Plans – Vulnerabilities profile – Profile of vulnerable communities, families and individuals
Current DRRM Capabilities• Organized and activated 24/7 Angeles City Emergency Rescue Team with basic Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training and capabilities; limited number of certified and trained crew for Search, Rescue and Retrieval• In the process of consolidating and enhancing City’s Emergency Response Capabilities: – BFP; PNP; CHO; ONA; CSWDO; AC Phoenix ERT; Barangay ERTs; Private / Volunteer Emergency Fire and Rescue Groups/Teams
DRRM Capabilities• With recent passing of City Ordinance No. 328 and Chief-of-Staff Alexander Cauguiran’s positioned as the City Civil Defense Officer, ACDRRMO is in the process of reorganization and setting-up necessary divisions / sections in compliance with requirements of RA 10121 and City Ordinance No. 328
Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council OVERVIEW OF 2013PLANS AND PROGRAMS
2013 ANGELES CITY DISASTER RISK REDUCTION ANDMANAGEMENT PLAN (ACDRRMP)GENERAL CONTEXT /BACKGROUND
Global trend of occurrences of disasters within the last decade indicates their growing complexities and intensities 2004 Indian OceanIO ET Earthquake and TsunamiNARGIS 2008 Super Severe Cyclone NargisJAPAN 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and TsunamiSANDY 2012 Hurricane Sandy
Here in the Philippines…From 1997 – 2007:•84 tropical storms•13, 155 human casualty,• affecting 51 million familiesand• with recorded economiclosses of P158.242 billion.The damages and lossescaused by Tropical StormOndoy and Typhoon Pepengin 2009 amounted to at least2.7% of our country’s GDP.
In Central Luzon• Southwest Monsoon “Habagat” of 2012• Damages and Losses: – Php 2,036,179,561.36 in terms of agriculture and infrastructure – Affected 579,037 families or 2,514,519 persons in 1,403 Brgys – Pampanga, our province, suffered the worse of casualty and damages with 15 dead and a total of Php1,258,976,283.67 worth of damages.
ANGELES CITY• occurrence of typhoons associated with thunderstorms and extended periods of heavy rains, flooding and erosion of riverbank remains the most immediate threat to the safety of the communities living in low-lying areas, along the Abacan River and creeks.
ANGELES CITY• 2012 August and October, the city provided emergency disaster response services to more than 846 low-income and at-risk families and totaling 2,179 individuals from eleven (11) barangays that were evacuated to prevent the possible danger of riverbank flooding and erosion.
ANGELES CITY• the whole population -- most vulnerable of which is the city’s poorest and marginalized -- is exposed in varying levels of other natural and man-made hazards such as earthquakes, fires as well as epidemics like dengue and H-fever.
ANGELES CITY• The real and potential risks of climate change, fast growing and increase in population densities, urbanization, criminality, environ mental degradation and pollution intensifies the challenges to city and communities’ safety, capability and resilience in responding and recovering from identified natural and man-made hazards.
2013 ANGELES CITY DISASTER RISK REDUCTION ANDMANAGEMENT PLAN (ACDRRMP)GENERAL OBJECTIVES
General Objectives• reduce the vulnerability and exposure of communities to natural and man-made hazards• enhance the capacity of the local governments (city and barangays) and communities to reduce the risks and cope with the impacts of such hazards.
2013 ANGELES CITY DISASTER RISK REDUCTION ANDMANAGEMENT PLAN (ACDRRMP)SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES ANDSTRATEGIES
ACDRRMP TARGETSActive and functional Systematized Sustained Support ACDRRMC with EWS, communication for the Enhancement committees and s and data reporting of DRRM capabilities teams and management of 33 BDRRMCs Institutionalized Developed a 5-Year Rolled out the ACDRRMO and Comprehensive and Awarding System for sustained Integrated Angeles the Most Disaster enhancement of City DRRM and CCA Ready Barangay in DRRM capabilities Plan Angeles City Mainstreaming of Launched and Launch and SustainDRRMP and CCAP in sustained ALERTO TV and Radio Weekly Local Development ALISTO, ANGELEÑO Program on DRR and Plans and Budget Campaign CCA
ACDRRMP TARGETS Launched and Sustained Conducted City-wide Launched and Community Risk Mapping ofSustained Volunteer Emergency Hazards andMobilization Program Response Teams Vulnerabilities Training Program Form Volunteer Hold multi- Initiate Private-Public Groups from among stakeholder Partnerships with theconsultations, forum Local Business WOMEN, YOUTH, LG s and conferences Community BT and other sectors Conduct timely and CONDUCT ANNUAL Conduct Annual SAR regular assessments ALL BDRRMC Olympics and evaluations of CONFERENCE plans and programs
1ST QUARTER TARGETS• Sustained support to BDRRMCs – ALL BDRRMCs Conference in early February – Monthly consultation with BDRRMCs per barangay and quarterly cluster consultations – Support in organizing, training and other capability building activities of Emergency Response Team – Technical support in research and updating of Contingency Plans and BDRRMPs.