Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Quiz

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What is the legal basis for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Philippines?

Republic Act 10121 (PDRRM Act of 2010)

What is the focus of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)?

Addressing national programs for disaster management in four thematic areas

What does Section 14 of RA 10121 mandate?

Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction Education into the School Curricula and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Program

What are the four thematic areas of disaster addressed by the NDRRMC?

Prevention and mitigation, disaster preparedness, disaster response, and disaster recovery and rehabilitation

What is the purpose of the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010?

To strengthen the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System

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Legal Basis for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Philippines

  • The legal basis for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Philippines is the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, also known as Republic Act (RA) 10121.

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

  • The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is the focal policy-making body for disaster risk reduction and management in the Philippines.
  • The focus of the NDRRMC is to formulate policies, and implement programs and projects for disaster risk reduction and management.

Section 14 of RA 10121

  • Section 14 of RA 10121 mandates the establishment of a disaster risk reduction and management office in every province, city, and municipality.

Thematic Areas of Disaster Addressed by NDRRMC

  • The four thematic areas of disaster addressed by the NDRRMC are:
    • Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
    • Disaster Preparedness
    • Disaster Response
    • Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery

Purpose of the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010

  • The purpose of the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 is to strengthen the country's disaster risk reduction and management system, and to institutionalize the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System.

Test your knowledge of disaster risk reduction and management with this quiz. Topics include the legal basis, definition of terms, thematic areas of disaster, hazards identification, risk assessment, and crisis management plan. Brush up on the Republic Act 10121 for a comprehensive understanding.

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