REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL
Francisco Gold Condo ll, EDSA cor. Mapagmahal St ., Diliman, Quezon town
NO . 2012 - 73
ALL COMARCAL GOVERNORS, METROPOLIS
MAYORS, CITY MAYORS,
PUNONG BARANGAYS, DILG REGIONAL COMPANY DIRECTORS, AND THE ARJVIM
REGIONAL CHIEF EXCUTIVE
USING LOCAL CATASTROPHE RISK LOWERING AND
ADMINISTRATION FUND (LDRRMF)
Republic Act Number 10121 or else known as The Filipino Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, shifted the focus from devastation response and recovery to disaster risk reduction, readiness and minimization It also revised the use and appropriation ofthe Local Calamity Fund, or what is today known to be since the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Administration Fund.
Pursuant to Section 21 from the said regulation:
" xxx Not less than five percent (5%o) of the approximated revenue from regular resources shall be set aside as the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund xxx"
This permits local govemments the flexibility to increase funding also beyond five percent (57o) of the intemal revenue allotment, for tragedy reduction, preparedness and mitigation measutes. The Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund, as enunciated in Section 21 ofthe said rules, and in Regulation 18 of its Applying Rules and Regulations, will be used for tragedy risk management activities, support to other affected LGUs and quick response fund or perhaps stand-by finance for reliefand recovery prograrms.
Further, the NDRRM Framework and the Nationwide DRRM Prepare serve as the key guides and roadmaps to all or any DRRM attempts in the country. The National DRRM Plan provides an articulation of the outomes, key result areas and related activities under four elements: a) reduction and minimization, b) preparedness, c) response and d) reconstruction and rehabilitation.
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In view thereof, all Regional...