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THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER MANAGEMENT STORY

THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER MANAGEMENT STORY

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THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER MANAGEMENT STORY:
ISSUES AND CHALLENGES. Published October 2001 by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER MANAGEMENT STORY:
ISSUES AND CHALLENGES. Published October 2001 by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand

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Published by: Manuel L. Quezon III on Oct 15, 2009
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T
HE
P
HILIPPINE
D
ISASTER 
M
ANAGEMENT
S
TORY
:I
SSUES AND
C
HALLENGES
 
October 2001Asian Disaster Preparedness Center PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
 
 
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Contents
 
List of Figures........................................................................................................iiiAbbreviations and Acronyms.................................................................................iv
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INTRODUCTION..............................................................................1
 
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE..............................................................................................................1
 2.1 The pre-colonial period to 1521.....................................................................12.2 The Spanish colonial period: 1521–1898.......................................................42.3 The American colonial period: 1899–1946....................................................8
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PHILIPPINE DISASTER MANAGEMENT: 1947–PRESENT..13
 3.1 Civil Defense Act of 1954 (Republic Act 1190)..........................................133.2 Formulation of the Disaster and Calamities Plan (1970).............................153.3 Office of Civil Defense................................................................................153.4 Formal Establishment of the NDCC, RDCC and Local DCCs....................163.5 Calamities and Disaster Preparedness Plan 1988.........................................173.6 National Disaster Coordinating Council......................................................173.7 Tasks of NDCC Chairman and Member-Agencies......................................183.8 Regional Disaster Coordinating Councils....................................................213.9 Local Disaster Coordinating Councils.........................................................213.10 How does it work on the ground?................................................................233.11 CONPLAN Taal...........................................................................................233.12 Mechanisms for Disaster Operations...........................................................253.13 Disaster Mitigation Initiatives......................................................................313.14 Local Government Code..............................................................................323.15 National Disaster Consciousness Month......................................................323.16 Vulnerability Reduction and Risk Management..........................................323.17 Emergency Management Institute Of The Philippines................................343.18 OCD Program Priorities for 2002................................................................36
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1990s: THE PHILIPPINES’ DECADE OF DISASTERS............37
 

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