The CDEM is a university-based institution for training, policy advocacy, research and extension services, and volunteer management in the fields of disaster risk reduction, disaster management and emergency management.
to help communities, businesses and organizations in the areas of capability building, policy advocacy and technical assistance towards increasing resiliency and sustainability against disasters and calamities
(1) Training , (2) mainstreaming DRR in education, (3) research towards policy advocacy, (4) extension services
providing technical assistance to communities in pre-disaster risk assessments, community disaster risk reduction planning and pre-disaster recovery planning, mainstreaming DRR in development planning and investment.
conduct of regular disaster orientations and trainings in local communities
integration and institutionalization of academic programs to develop DRR sector professionals to work in the various DRR fields of planning, operations and logistics.
training of first responders at the local, LGU level and at the national level through sponsored trainings of the uniformed services
Ambrocio U. Mana-ay
OIC Executive Director