Queenie Melody Fullante

MDRRM Officer

2nd Floor, Municipal Annex Bldg. Poblacion, Dauis

I. Functional Statement:

The LDRRMO, within their territorial jurisdiction, shall be responsible for setting the direction, development, implementation, and coordination of disaster risk reduction and management programs, and shall perform the following functions and those that may be authorized by the LDRRMC.

II. Duties and Functions:

  • Conduct research and development initiatives on DRRM;
  • Responsible for the day to day operation of the LDRRM Office;
  • Established Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management operation center;
  • Designs, programs and coordinates DRRM activities;
  • Facilitates and support risk assessment and planning activities at the local level;
  • Consolidates local disaster risk information which includes natural hazards, vulnerabilities and climate change risks and maintain local risk maps;
  • Formulate and implement LDRRMP in close coordination with the MDRRMC;
  • Prepares and submit to the Local Sanggunian through the LDRRMC and LDC the different plans and budget;
  • Report on LDRRM fund utilization, and other reports to COA, OCD and DILG;
  • Serve as the secretariat and executive arm of the Local DRMM council (LDRRMC);
  • Ensure the involvement of the most vulnerable sectors in risk assessment planning;
  • Implement policies, approved plans and programs of the LDRRMC consistent with the policies and guidelines laid down in this Act;
  • Prepare and submit, through the LDRRMC and the LDC, the report on the utilization of the LDRRMF and other dedicated disaster risks reduction and management resources of the local COA, copy furnished the regional director of the OCD and the Local Government Operations Officer of the DILG;
  • Act on matters that may be authorized by the LDRRMC.

III. Administrations and Training:

  • Identify and implement cost-effective risk reduction measures and strategies;
  • Disseminate information and raise public awareness about those hazards, vulnerabilities and risks;
  • Within its area, promote and raise public awareness of, and compliance with Ra 10121 and legislative provisions relevant to the purpose of the latter;
  • Organize and conduct training, orientation, and knowledge management activities on DRRM at the local level; 
  • Identify, assess and manage the hazards, vulnerabilities and risks that may occur in their locality;
  • Take all necessary steps on a continuing basis to maintain, provide, or arrange the provision of, or to otherwise make available, suitably-trained and competent personnel for effective civil defense and DRRM in its area;
  • Organize, train, equip and supervise the local emergency response teams and the accredited community disaster volunteers (ACDVs), ensuring that humanitarian aid workers are equipped with basic skills to assist mothers to breastfeed;
  • Implement policies, approve plans and programs of the LDRRMC consistent with the policies and guidelines laid down in RA 10121;
  • Train the most vulnerable sectors (women, children, senior citizens, and PWD) in DRRM, especially in disaster preparedness.



Earthquake and Mass Casualty Management Drill.

Drills help us in understanding and acquiring the knowledge and skills needed for an actual scenario through repetitive practice of useful techniques and strategies.
Disclaimer: the scenario was scripted. There was no actual victim and nobody was harmed during the conduct of this activity.