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Mission

VISION
U.P. in the service of the underserved communities of the nation through voluntarism.

MISSION
Prepare and nurture a corps of volunteers committed to provide leadership in the undertaking and implementation of community-oriented programs complementary to the teaching, research and extension functions of the University.

Disaster Reduction Goal

1994- Creation of the Disaster Management Program part of the community health programs. Based on the 1986 UN survey that the RP is 2nd on countries with most natural disasters. Was created to complement other existing disaster response organizations and the private sector, Ugnayang ng Pahinungod Manila organized a committee to lay down the groundwork for the formation of the Disaster Management Program.
The Disaster Management Program shall respond to all disaster occurrences in the country at the soonest time possible, in all phases and levels, and in coordination with the national and local government units and non-government organizations of the country. Specifically the objectives are to:
1. Organize the efforts of the volunteers of the UP Manila- Ugnayan ng Pahinungod in Preparation to Disasters
2. Coordinate with other organizations, both government and non-government agencies, involved in Disaster Management.
3. Conduct training of volunteers in all aspects of Disaster Response; and
4. Develop a comprehensive disaster management program in cooperation with the whole UP system.

DRR activities
Policies and Programmes in DRR

1. Educate the local community based on the Community Program on Disaster Preparedness.
2. To create awareness in the local community with regards to coordinating with various agencies/LGU’s in times of crisis/need.
3. To enable them to perform risk assessments for the community and make the appropriate recommendations to mitigate these risks.
4. To act as observers in specific drills and trainings related to Disaster Management.
5. To monitor the degree of learning thru drills, simulations, and exercises.
6. To apply the knowledge and skills gained in Disaster Management to their respective community and other community immersion programs.
7. To teach and train the local communities on proper Disaster Management.

Membership in Key Networks

University of the Philippines

Disaster Reduction Focal Point(s)

Community Disaster Preparedness

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

3. To enable them to perform risk assessments for the community and make the appropriate recommendations to mitigate these risks.

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

1. Educate the local community based on the Community Program on Disaster Preparedness.
2. To create awareness in the local community with regards to coordinating with various agencies/LGU’s in times of crisis/need.
7. To teach and train the local communities on proper Disaster Management.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

4. To act as observers in specific drills and trainings related to Disaster Management.
5. To monitor the degree of learning thru drills, simulations, and exercises.
6. To apply the knowledge and skills gained in Disaster Management to their respective community and other community immersion programs.

The organization has no registered commitments.

The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.

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