Julius Caesar Sicat, DOST Central Luzon regional director, said the business continuity lecture given by PDRF
was held during the second day of the Region 3 RSTW on July 31 at the Vista Mall in Balanga, Bataan, which focused on the DOST's Small Enterprise Technology Upgrade Program (SETUP) whose beneficiaries are the country's MSMEs in the countryside.
In the collaboration with PDRF
, the energy department indicated that they are planning to develop a "Resiliency Compliance Plan" - that shall highlight the four primary aspects of energy security and preparedness - entailing the need for: systems; stockpiling; response and recovery; and strengthening of infrastructure.
This year's theme is 'Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies,' something close to our hearts at the PDRF
since the concept of the Resilience Dividend was at the core of our decision and plan to reorganize and reorient our mission from a purely disaster response and recovery organization to one dedicated to the fuller spectrum of disaster resilience (from prevention to preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery).
is the country's major private sector and coordinator for disaster management.
The two largest funds under management, PIF and PDRF
, represent over ninetenth of total AUMs, as size of the new funds launched during FY14 is currently small.
member company Meralco rushed to provide generator sets, floodlights and other heavy equipment to assist in the search and rescue operations that commenced after the collapse of Chuzon Supermarket, while Makati Development Corp.
According to the PDRF
, Clark was chosen for the facility, as it is one of the designated recovery sites identified by the government in the national contingency plan and an ideal place due to its proximity to the Clark International Airport and Port of Subic Bay.
The private sector-led Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF
) that Pangilinan co-chairs has also deployed search and rescue teams, response coordination, logistic support, food and water, medical assistance and temporary shelters.
The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF
), in partnership with the Project Handclasp Foundation (PHF) and the US-Philippines Society (USPS), turned over recently the initial batch of Smart School-in-a-Bag kits that use technology to enable teachers to hold classes even without electricity to Caloocan Elementary School, Abdulazis Elementary School, and Tuca Boganga Elementary School in Marawi City.
At last Thursday's disaster management forum spearheaded by the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF
) in Makati City, the groups launched the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Champions in the Business Community Award.