DRRMO Head Discusses Role of Community in Disaster Risk Reduction

by: Pamela R. Babalcon

Drawing lessons from super typhoon Yolanda, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office head Ildebrando Bernadas said that the city is more prepared to respond to emergencies with better plans and provisions.

During a seminar on the role of the community in disaster risk reduction held at the NCMB Conference Room on September 20, 2018, Bernadas said that the barangays themselves must be resilient because they are the front liners during disasters, not the city government. Continue reading