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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) through the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) inaugurated a newly built alternate Government Command and Control Center (GCCC) in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija, Friday, 29 April 2022.

The establishment of the new facility is part of OCD’s effort to push for continuity of operations in case of an unlikely disaster that could compromise the functionality and safety of the NDRRM Operations Center.

 

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The Office of Civil Defense will inaugurate the alternate Government Command and Control Center (GCCC) in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija, tomorrow, April 29, 2022, a facility that will serve as a backup hub to ensure continuity of emergency operations in the event of disasters or any incidents that may compromise the functionality of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Operations Center in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

The facility in Fort Magsaysay is one of the three alternate GCCCs established by the national government pursuant to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s directive on December 5, 2017, ordering the construction of alternate GCCCs in areas identified by OCD.

 

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) met today, April 25, 2022, to discuss the proposed temporary shelter for the families affected by Tropical Storm (TS) “Agaton” and hold an after-action review of operations.

To address the immediate needs of the affected families in Abuyog and Baybay, the council discussed the proposal for the building of temporary shelters.

It was agreed in the meeting that OCD will be providing the construction materials and funding. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Mines and Geosciences Bureau, on the other hand, was tasked to conduct site assessment.

 

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is reminding the residents of hazard-prone areas to remain vigilant and prepare for possible flash floods and landslides as Tropical Depression “Agaton” remains stationary over the eastern waters of Eastern Visayas.

As of 1:00 p.m. today, the center of TD “Agaton” was spotted 125 kilometers East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center, and gustiness of up to 55 km/h.

In the latest weather report of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the TD “Agaton” will bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Eastern Visayas, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Norte while light to moderate with at times heavy rains will be experienced over Masbate, Sorsogon, and the rest of Visayas and Mindanao, today until tomorrow morning.