Semestral review of the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (BDRRM) Plan, Barangay Contingency plan and Barangay LDRRM Fund AIP for 2020
LOOK: To strengthen the disaster preparedness capabilities of the barangays, the City Government of Tacloban through the leadership of Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez, and the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, conducted on Tuesday, December 17, the semestral review of the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (BDRRM) Plan, Barangay Contingency plan and Barangay LDRRM Fund AIP for 2020.
The two-day activity held at the Tacloban City Training Center, and attended by officials of the 138 barangays of the City is mandated under Republic No. 10121 or the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act.
Eldebrandro Bernadas, Tacloban CDRRM Officer, said that the activity highlighted the correct utilization of the local DRRM fund in the barangay. The fund allocated into two portions is used in disaster preparedness activities, such as; disaster risk reduction preparedness (70% )and Quick Respond Fund (30%).
Also discussed during the assembly was the preparation of the BDRRM Plan as well as its relationship with the Local Development Plans and the corresponding budget process of the BDRRM Fund. | via D. Abarquez/CIO
Photos: C. Merin/CIO