Disaster Risk Reduction and Management fund - updates

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P32 billion used for disaster risk reduction, management in 2018 – COA

Sep 08, 2019 - 7:25 PM

The Commission on Audit report also highlights several projects in line with mitigating risks in the face of disasters in the Philippines

Workers clear debris from a landslide and fallen posts in Barangay Poksukan, Mines View in Baguio City, brought about by the heavy rains and winds that Typhoon Ompong. Baguio still has no electricity in major parts of the city. September 16, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

DBM to release P5 billion for Marawi rehab in 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:52 PM

The Department of Budget and Management says funds for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City will be released following a multi year scheme

MARAWI REHAB. The budget department allots at least P15 billion for 2017 and 2018 for Marawi recovery and rehabilitation efforts. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

College students affected by Yolanda to get P5,000-educational aid

Jun 20, 2017 - 4:58 PM

More than 100 000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund

Where can you access disaster funds?

Apr 03, 2016 - 1:08 PM

The Philippine DRRM Act established a disaster fund to respond to urgent needs during emergency situations

Guiuan complied with disaster fund audit demands – officials

Jun 25, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Contrary to the findings of state auditors Guiuan officials say the town which was badly hit by Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 has submitted a report on how it spent its local disaster funds

WHERE DID IT GO? The Commission on Audit wants Guiuan officials to expenses from the local disaster fund that are unaccounted for. EPA file photo

COA questions Guiuan's P1.148 M disaster fund expenses

Jun 21, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Municipal officials in the town badly hit by Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 may face sanctions for failing to submit documents explaining how the local disaster fund was used

WHERE DID IT GO? The Commission on Audit wants Guiuan officials to expenses from the local disaster fund that are unaccounted for. EPA file photo

How do you use local disaster funds?

Feb 28, 2015 - 4:36 PM

Local government units are mandated by the law to allot a portion of their yearly budgets to disaster mitigation preparation and response But what is the best way to use them?

Salceda to NCR mayors: What happens to disaster funds?

Oct 08, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Albay Governor Joey Salceda urges local governments to follow the law and mount funds for disaster risk reduction in their area

18 YEARS. Governor Joey Salceda says zero casualty is a clear goal of Albay even before a disaster strikes. Photo from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account