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Armed with understanding and managing their hazards and adaptive to climate change, and create a proactive disaster resilient communities.




To understand the culture of resiliency and preparedness of the people, understand climate change and hazards in order to develop a well-prepared, independent, conscientious citizenry against disasters




  • Set the direction, development, implementation and coordination of disaster risk management programs within the territorial jurisdiction
  • Design, program, and coordinate disaster risk reduction and management activities.
  • Facilitate and support risk assessment and contingency planning activities at the local level
  • Consolidate local disaster information which includes natural hazards, vulnerabilities, and climate change risks and maintain a local risk map
  • Organize and conduct training, orientation, and knowledge management activities on disaster risk reduction and management at the local level
  • Operate a multi-hazard early warning system, linked to disaster risk reduction
  • Formulate and implement a comprehensive and integrated LDRRMP
  • Prepare and submit to the SP through the LDRRMC and the LDC the annual LDRRMO Plan and Budget
  • Conduct continuous disaster monitoring and mobilize instrumentalities and entities of the LGU
  • Identify, assess, and manage the hazards vulnerabilities and risks
  • Develop, strengthen and operationalize mechanisms for partnership with the private sector, CSOs and volunteer groups
  • Organize, train, equip, and supervise the local emergency response teams and the ACDVs
  • Respond to and manage the adverse effects of emergencies and carry out recovery activities in the affected areas
  • Serve as the secretariat and executive arm of the LDRRMC
  • Implement policies, approved plans and programs of the LDRRMC
  • Establish a City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operation Center
  • Prepare and submit report on the utilization of the LDRRMF