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DSWD continues augmentation of food and non-food items to regions affected by ‘Odette’

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues its response operations to aid Typhoon Odette victims in Visayas and Mindanao. On December 28, the DSWD Field Office (FO) VII, representatives from the Office of Civil Defense, and the Regional Maritime Unit-7 delivered 500 family food packs to Inabanga, Bohol. Likewise, in Western Visayas, DSWD […]

DSWD assists LGUs hit by Typhoon Odette

As part of its resource augmentation to local government units (LGUs), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues the provision of family food packs (FFPs) and other non-food items (NFIs) to localities affected by Typhoon Odette. Based on the December 19 DSWD-DROMIC report as of 6AM, some ₱1.14 million worth of humanitarian assistance […]

DSWD forges partnership with LWUA, PAWD to ensure water supply in disaster-affected areas

As part of its commitment as Vice Chair of the Disaster Response of National Government, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) enters into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) and the Philippine Association of Water Districts, Inc. (PAWD) to bring potable water to disaster-affected communities and families. […]

DSWD ready to provide augmentation to LGUs affected by ‘Lannie’

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to coordinate with local government units (LGUs) to ensure the provision of relief assistance to families affected by Tropical Depression ‘Lanie.’ Based on the October 6 report, DSWD is ready to provide augmentation assistance to municipalities and cities affected by the inclement weather. In fact, the […]

DSWD continues to coordinate with LGUs affected by ‘Jolina’

Following the activation of its Quick Response Teams (QRTs), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to coordinate with local government units (LGUs) to ensure provision of relief assistance to families affected by Typhoon Jolina. Based on the September 9, 2021 DSWD Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC) Report #4 on […]

DSWD ready to activate task group for Taal Volcano response

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now preparing to activate its Task Group Taal to assist local government units (LGUs) affected by the Taal Volcanic activity. According to DSWD Disaster Response Management Group Undersecretary Felicisimo Budiongan during his interview on Laging Handa, the task group will primarily focus on prepositioning additional food […]

DSWD-DRMB Participates in the 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous EARTHQUAKE DRILL 2018

DSWD-DRMB Participates in the 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous EARTHQUAKE DRILL 2018

On 26 August 2018, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) conducted the 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED). The said activity, which is being conducted quarterly every year since 2015, was hosted by Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. Vigan City is one of the most vulnerable areas in the Philippines in terms […]

DSWD CO & FO MiMaRoPa Training on the Use and Operation of Inmarsat-donated Equipment

Ongoing ATM: DSWD CO & FO MiMaRoPa Training on the Use and Operation of Inmarsat-donated Equipment @ Linden Suites, Ortigas Center, Pasig City; 06 – 09 August 2018 This training is part of enhancing the Emergency Response capabilities of the DSWD Field Offices, through DSWD’s partnership with Inmarsat (international maritime satellite) of UK, the leader […]

DSWD CO & FO MiMaRoPa Training on the Use and Operation of Inmarsat-donated Equipment

Ongoing ATM: DSWD CO & FO MiMaRoPa Training on the Use and Operation of Inmarsat-donated Equipment @ Linden Suites, Ortigas Center, Pasig City; 06 – 09 August 2018 This training is part of enhancing the Emergency Response capabilities of the DSWD Field Offices, through DSWD’s partnership with Inmarsat (international maritime satellite) of UK, the leader […]

DROMIC TRAINING AND CONSULTATION WORKSHOP FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF DISASTER REPORTING SYSTEM @ Greenhi...

As part of the initiatives of DSWD FO NCR Disaster Response Management Division (DRMD) to create a systematized reporting mechanism during disasters and emergencies, DSWD CO DROMIC was invited to be part of their Training Team as Resource Persons (RPs) in the conduct of their DROMIC Training and Consultation Workshop for the Enhancement of Disaster […]

DSWD Receives State-of-the-Art Satellite Telecommunications Equipment for Disaster Response from Inm...

In times of disaster, relief comes in the form of food, water, shelter, clothing, and the ability to communicate and access information. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in partnership with Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications, is providing the Philippines with the latest state-of-the-art satellite connectivity and equipment for use during disaster […]

Provincial Government of Davao del Norte visits DReMB Operations Center for Benchmarking Activity

On 13 March 2018, delegates from the Provincial Government of Davao del Norte visited the Disaster Response Management Bureau (DReMB) Operations Center for a benchmarking activity. In the said activity, members of the Provincial Quick Response Team were introduced to the different Information Management initiatives of the Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC). […]

Myanmar Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) Study Visit to the Philippines [28 March 2017]

Myanmar Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) Study Visit to the Philippines [28 March 2017]

28 March 2017 – The Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC) presented the country’s emergency preparedness and response framework as part of a study visit by the Myanmar Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD). During the presentation, the Department was introduced as being the executive Department of the Philippine Government responsible for the protection of social […]