Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 (REPUBLIC ACT No. 10121 “AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES” provides the critical role of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC). Section 11 of RA 10121 states that the Local DRRMCs shall have the following functions:
- Approve, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the LDRRMPs and regularly review and test the plan consistent with other national and local planning programs;
- Ensure the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into local development plans, programs and budgets as a strategy in sustainable development and poverty reduction;
- Recommend the implementation of forced or preemptive evacuation of local residents, if necessary; and
- Convene the local council once every three (3) months or as necessary.
29 July 2022 – The Municipality of Alegria receives Gawad Kalasag (GK) Seal 2022 Award being recognized as “Fully Compliant” LGU in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM). The Caraga Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) confers the Municipality of Alegria with the Gawad Kalasag Seal 2022 Award during the National Disaster Resilience… Read More Alegria receives Gawad Kalasag Seal 2022 Award
The Municipality of Alegria, Surigao del Norte Norte joins the nation in celebrating the National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) 2022 with theme “Sambayanang Pilipino, Nagkakaisa Tungo sa Katatagan at Maunlad na Kinabukasan” In line with the celebration of the National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) 2022, the Municipal DRRM Office facilitated the simultaneous canal and waterways… Read More NDRM 2022 simultaneous canal, waterways clean up conducted
July 30, 2021 – The Caraga Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) recently bestowed an award to the Municipality of Alegria, Surigao del Norte as one of the “Fully Compliant LGU” in the delivery of disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) services in the locality. During its 22nd Gawad Kalasag Seal virtual awarding… Read More RDRRMC awards Alegria as Fully Compliant LGU in DRRM