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The Department of National Defense (DND; Filipino: Kgawaran ng Tanggulang Pambans, KTP) is the executive department of the Philippine

government responsible for guarding against external and internal threats to peace and security in the country. The Department of National Defense exercises executive supervision over the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), and the Government Arsenal (GA). It is also responsible for disaster preparation and management in the country. It is headed by the Secretary of National Defense, who is a member of the President's cabinet. The current Secretary of National Defense of the Philippines is Voltaire T. Gazmin as of 30 June 2010 Department of National Defense Kgawaran ng Tanggulang Pambansa Philippine Defense Department logo.png Department overview Formed 1 November 1939 Preceding Department Created under National Defense Act (Commonwealth Act 1) of 31 December 1935 Jurisdiction Sovereign territory of the Republic of the Philippines Headquarters Segundo Avenue, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, EDSA corner Colonel Bonny Serrano, Quezon City, Metro Manila 14.610593N 121.064851E Employees 800 Annual budget 82.3 billion (2014)*1+ Department executives Voltaire T. Gazmin, Secretary Honorio S. Azcueta, Undersecretary for Defense Affairs Child agencies Armed Forces of the Philippines Office of the Civil Defense Government Arsenal National Defense College of the Philippines Philippine Veterans Affairs Office Website www.dnd.gov.ph

Preceding Agency NDCC established October 19, 1970 Jurisdiction Strategic Emergency Management Headquarters Camp Aguinaldo, EDSA cor. Boni Serrano, Quezon City, Philippines Agency executive Under Secretary Eduardo D. Del Rosario, Executive Director Parent agency Department of National Defense Website www.ndrrmc.gov.ph

The Government Arsenal (GA) is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of National Defense, responsible for the production of basic weaponry and ammunition for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the Philippine National Police (PNP), among others, and for the sale and export of products in excess of AFP/PNP requirements. Government Arsenal Pagawaan ng Punglo at Sandata Agency overview Formed June 22, 1957 Preceding Agency Creation of Republic Act No. 1884 Headquarters Camp General Antonio Luna, Limay, Bataan, Philippines Agency executive MGen Jonathan C. Martir (Ret.), Government Arsenal Director Parent agency Department of National Defense Website www.arsenal.mil.ph

The National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) (Filipino: Dalubhasaan ng Tanggulang Pambansa ng Pilipinas) is an educational, training, and research agency of the Philippine government responsible for providing continued and intensive studies of the diverse problems relating to national defense and security. It is under the Department of National Defense. National Defense College of the Philippines Daluhasaan ng Tanggulang Pambansa ng Pilipinas Ndcplogo.PNG The NDCP Seal Motto Katiwasayan (Security) Established August 12, 1963 Type Graduate; only program available: Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) President COMMO Carlos L Agustin AFP (Ret) (appointed October 15, 2001) Vice-president COMMO Francisco L Tolin AFP (Ret) MNSA (executive vice-pres), DR Nestor N Pilar (academic affairs), COMMO Mariano S Sontillanosa AFP (Ret) MNSA (research & special studies), BGEN Fredelino S Bautista AFP (Ret) (administrative affairs) Academic staff 10 Students approx. 40 Location 14.6093N 121.068E Campus Urban Affiliations PMA Website www.ndcp.edu.ph

The National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC), formerly known as the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC), is a working group of various government, non-government, civil sector and private sector organizations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines established by Republic Act 10121 of 2009. It is administered by the Office of Civil Defense under the Department of National Defense. The Council is responsible for ensuring the protection and welfare of the people during disasters or emergencies. The Council utilizes the UN Cluster Approach in disaster management. It is the country's focal for the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) and many other related international commitments. NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL Pambansang Tanggapan para sa Pagtugon ng Sakuna Agency overview Formed NDRRMC established February 2010