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Rappler
Ahead of SONA 2016, sectors weigh in on Duterte's promisesclimate change from the University of the Philippines: At the outset, this move
Ahead of SONA 2016, sectors weigh in on Duterte's promises
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
climate change from the University of the Philippines: At the outset, this move could resolve issues that have plagued the Office of Civil Defense in the past, especially those that relate to questions of authority, accountability, and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
UM Cold War rations need new homeperson stay alive for two weeks eating roughly 700 calories a day.Most of the b
UM Cold War rations need new home
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
person stay alive for two weeks eating roughly 700 calories a day.Most of the boxes were packaged in 1963 and issued by the Office of Civil Defense. Caro said that during the Cold War the U.S. government spent $41 million on over 250 million pounds... Read more
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KECI Missoula
School seeks home for fallout shelter 'survival biscuits'11-story Aber Hall has a concrete-walled storage room packed with tins of "surv
School seeks home for fallout shelter 'survival biscuits'
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
11-story Aber Hall has a concrete-walled storage room packed with tins of "survival ration biscuits" issued by the Office of Civil Defense. Most were packaged in 1963. UM Mansfield Library's government documents librarian, Susanne Caro,... Read more
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Rappler
Butuan disaster official: Information key to risk reductioncomplications if information is not present.” ‘Whole of Nation’ approach In o
Butuan disaster official: Information key to risk reduction
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
complications if information is not present.” ‘Whole of Nation’ approach In order to forward this public awareness, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and National Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), together with groups from... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Margaret D. 'Peggy' Peter, homemaker who worked with civil defense office during WWII, diesto be very caring, compassionate and very steady." During World War II, she wo
Margaret D. 'Peggy' Peter, homemaker who worked with civil defense office during WWII, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
to be very caring, compassionate and very steady." During World War II, she worked in Washington in the newly established Office of Civil Defense — whose assistant director was Eleanor Roosevelt. One of her favorite memories, family members said,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Butchoy’ displaces thousands; 1 deadwaves in their small fishing boat off Barangay Paringao, Bauang, La Union to ca
‘Butchoy’ displaces thousands; 1 dead
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
waves in their small fishing boat off Barangay Paringao, Bauang, La Union to catch fish. (Erwin G. Beleo) /mb.com.ph The Office of Civil Defense 3 (OCD-3) reported that a total of 32,104 individuals had to be evacuated in the provinces of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Butchoy’ displaces thousands families in CL 3 provinces. 7 houses destroyOLIVAS, Pampanga – A total of 7,452 families or 32,104 individuals in Central L
‘Butchoy’ displaces thousands families in CL 3 provinces. 7 houses destroy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
OLIVAS, Pampanga – A total of 7,452 families or 32,104 individuals in Central Luzon have been affected by typhoon Butchoy, Office of Civil Defense Region 3 (OCD3) said Monday. “We have 58 affected barangays in Dinalupihan, Hermosa, and Orani in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Risk experts agree on need for PPPResilient Societies. The risk reduction experts led by Defense Undersecretary
Risk experts agree on need for PPP
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Resilient Societies. The risk reduction experts led by Defense Undersecretary Alexander Pama, administrator of the Office of Civil Defense and executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council; Dr. Renato... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Butchoy’ causes rains, evacuations in CLtheir towns under threat of flooding. Rains experienced in the three regions d
‘Butchoy’ causes rains, evacuations in CL
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
their towns under threat of flooding. Rains experienced in the three regions did not sweep across Northern Luzon, but the Office of Civil Defense Region 1 (OCD-1) issued gale warnings and advised fishing boats not to venture out to sea while... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Blue alert’ raised as heavy rains hit LuzonSan Antonio in Zambales have been evacuated to safer grounds as of Friday, Unde
‘Blue alert’ raised as heavy rains hit Luzon
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
San Antonio in Zambales have been evacuated to safer grounds as of Friday, Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, director of the Office of Civil Defense, said. Batanes and Zambales were placed on red rainfall warning, with monsoon rains induced by... Read more
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Rappler
Western Visayas shares disaster communication tips for LGUsLocal government responders and uniformed personnel participate in a two-day co
Western Visayas shares disaster communication tips for LGUs
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
Local government responders and uniformed personnel participate in a two-day conference on ICT for DRRM organized by the Office of Civil Defense. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler ILOILO CITY, Philippines – Other local government units, agencies,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Floods, landslides warning up due to ‘Butchoy’(DILG) has issued directives to affected regions for Oplan Listo. “We have als
Floods, landslides warning up due to ‘Butchoy’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
(DILG) has issued directives to affected regions for Oplan Listo. “We have also directed regional directors of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) of affected regions to also conduct PDRA (meetings) to monitor their respective situations,”... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Gazmin boys’ keep Defense postsRosario has also been tapped as Undersecretary for Civil, Veterans and Retiree
‘Gazmin boys’ keep Defense posts
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Rosario has also been tapped as Undersecretary for Civil, Veterans and Retiree Affairs. Del Rosario was former head of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and concurrent executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management... Read more
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Rappler
New NDRRMC chief: Disaster preparedness everybody's responsibilityCIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATOR. Ricardo Jalad is the new chief of the Office of Ci
New NDRRMC chief: Disaster preparedness everybody's responsibility
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATOR. Ricardo Jalad is the new chief of the Office of Civil Defense, and Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Photo by Office of Civil Defense. MANILA, Philippines - What... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cordillera has 17 K9 for landslide rescueK9 for landslide retrieval operations. Andrew Alex Uy, co-chairman of the CRDR
Cordillera has 17 K9 for landslide rescue
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
K9 for landslide retrieval operations. Andrew Alex Uy, co-chairman of the CRDRRMC and Regional Director of the Cordillera Office of Civil Defense said the dogs will be very useful in the Cordillera which is prone to landslides. He said the dogs... Read more
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Rappler
BRP Tarlac: Hindi lang pang-giyera, pang disaster paMANILA, Philippines - When former Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Executive Direc
BRP Tarlac: Hindi lang pang-giyera, pang disaster pa
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - When former Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Executive Director Alexander Pama stepped aboard the BRP Tarlac, a rush of emotions flooded his head. The moment was, as he would later describe to OCD officials, "fitting" for someone... Read more
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Rappler
Pama's advice to next NDRRMC chief? 'Coordination, teamwork'in 2015. "Not because of Pama. It's because of the cooperation of stakeholders
Pama's advice to next NDRRMC chief? 'Coordination, teamwork'
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
in 2015. "Not because of Pama. It's because of the cooperation of stakeholders... people within the organization, the [Office of Civil Defense], the NDRRMC, and the public at large," he explained. Pama admitted, however, that saving a lot of... Read more
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Rappler
Calabarzon LGUs trained on social media for disaster communicationand it should always answer the question, “So what?Why is this relevant to your
Calabarzon LGUs trained on social media for disaster communication
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
and it should always answer the question, “So what?Why is this relevant to your readers?" READY. Participants from the Office of Civil Defense Region IV-A pose for a photo with the Rappler team after the workshop. Photo by Pocholo Espina/... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Martin Sack appointed to state appellate court benchexpansion would be more than $1 million, Golle said. Reynolds, Smith and Hills
50 years ago: Martin Sack appointed to state appellate court bench
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
expansion would be more than $1 million, Golle said. Reynolds, Smith and Hills was the architect for the project. � The Office of Civil Defense approved a $47,000 grant for Jacksonville to develop a community plan for shelter protection against... Read more
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Rappler
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino IIIGinsaugon, Saint Bernard town in Leyte, years after the 2006 landslide that bur
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
Ginsaugon, Saint Bernard town in Leyte, years after the 2006 landslide that buried an entire village. He got riled when an Office of Civil Defense (OCD) official prefaced every sentence with, “We hope, we believe, we think, we assume.” The official... Read more
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Rappler
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership missionUS and Philippine troops as they will learn from each other in terms of disaste
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership mission
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
US and Philippine troops as they will learn from each other in terms of disaster response. Bernardo “Raffy” Alejandro, Office of Civil Defense regional director, said the medical mission component of the Pacific Partnership will benefit as much... Read more
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Rappler
Alexander Pama: Learning the lessons from managing disastersis the outgoing Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and
Alexander Pama: Learning the lessons from managing disasters
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
is the outgoing Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and administrator of the Office of Civil Defense. He was appointed in 2014. Pama, a retired Navy vice admiral, took over the country's defacto... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
More private sector involvement needed; Bulacan most critical spot for ‘7.2’ tremorgroups from the Cities of San Fernando, Cabanatuan, Zambales, Olongapo, Bulacan
More private sector involvement needed; Bulacan most critical spot for ‘7.2’ tremor
Manila Bulletin / Posted a month ago
groups from the Cities of San Fernando, Cabanatuan, Zambales, Olongapo, Bulacan Rescue, and the Philippine Red Cross. Office of Civil Defense Region 3 (OCD-3) Director Josefina Timoteo and Chief Superintendent Aaron N. Aquino, Police Regional... Read more
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Sun Star
Ground movements in Talaingod may trigger landslideszone (ITCZ) affecting Davao del Norte. Over 150 households are monitored living
Ground movements in Talaingod may trigger landslides
Sun Star / Posted a month ago
zone (ITCZ) affecting Davao del Norte. Over 150 households are monitored living in the Upper and Lower Mesolong. Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-Davao director Liza Mazo, in a phone interview with Sun.Star Davao on Thursday afternoon, said... Read more
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Rappler
#Pagyanig: Laguna takes part in nationwide earthquake drilldrill to show solidarity in disaster response. The National Disaster Risk Redu
#Pagyanig: Laguna takes part in nationwide earthquake drill
Rappler / Posted a month ago
drill to show solidarity in disaster response. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) conducted the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill to test the preparedness plans and... Read more
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Rappler
Humanitarian agencies participate in #Pagyanigas #Pagyanig on social media, the drill, organized by the National Disaster Ris
Humanitarian agencies participate in #Pagyanig
Rappler / Posted a month ago
as #Pagyanig on social media, the drill, organized by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Center (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD), aims to ensure community preparedness in the event of a major earthquake. The scenario showed... Read more

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