Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has assured that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue to assist the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in case it is transformed into a department mandated to handle disaster situations.
Office of Civil Defense
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) is on standby for any untoward incident that may arise in case North Korea makes good on its threat to launch a nuclear attack against Guam.
The government is strongly committed to rebuilding Marawi City and making it more vibrant and progressive than before.
State auditors scored the Office of Civil Defense for its failure to submit the consolidated report on the status of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (DRRMF).
To ensure people are prepared for the so-called "Big One," the Office of Civil Defense reminded the public to take part in the nationwide quake drill on March 31.
A militant politiko blamed the Aquino administration for keeping P923 million in disaster funds idle in banks since super typhoon Yolanda brought destruction in 2013. In a statement on Nov.6, 2015, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares also…
As the 2016 elections draw closer, defense contractors are reportedly being asked to pay P15 million in "administrative fees" to take part in biddings for contracts in the Armed Forces of the Philippines' modernization program. The…