Butuan City – The DRMIS project completed on March 21,2019 its series of briefings and rapid DRRM capacity needs assessment of partner LGUs as part of the Component 3 activities with the last leg happening in Butuan City. This was for the Surigao del Sur pilot province. Attending this workshop were focal representatives representing the selected municipalities of Hinatuan, Lanuza, Carment, San Miguel, Cagwait and the component city of Tandag. These have all been pre-identified by the province.
Mandaluyong City – The Component One of the DRMIS Project recently presented to the regional directors of DILG the results of the organizational analysis and initial findings on the competency assessments survey conducted. Also present during the briefing were the Assistant Regional Directors and key personnel of the Local Government Academy.
Angeles City — The the Bureau of Local Government Supervision of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG-BLGS) spurs its comprehensive move to address the seemingly unavoidable rise in global temperature and its adverse impacts on Philippine communities.
This happened as the Disaster Risk Management and Institutional Strengthening (DRMIS) Project braces up the DILG and local government units’ (LGU) performance management capacity on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA).
Makati City – At the start of the Project Briefing on DRMIS for the Pilot Provinces and Highly Urbanized Cities, Mr. Hugo Lecué, Project Officer of the Agence Française De Développement Philippines Country Office, expressed his appreciation for the enthusiasm of the pilot LGUs as demonstrated by their presence. After the program, the DRMIS team interviewed him and pursued the conversation.
DRMIS:What do you think of the participants’ turn out today?
Makati City — The Department of Interior and Local Government, presented for the first time, in public, the Local Government Unit (LGU) Resilience Readiness Monitoring Framework (LRRMF) which will track efforts on resiliency in pilot areas until year 2020. The LRRMF orientation happened during the two-day briefing on the Disaster Risk Management and Institutional Strengthening (DRMIS) Project on October 23-24, 2018 for provincial and their highly urbanized city LGUs.