READY Project PDF Print
Monday, 25 January 2010 21:32
Summary and Update on the READY Project A multi-agency initiative led by the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) called Hazards Mapping for Effective Community-Based Disaster Risk Mitigation or the READY Project is being implemented starting from 2006 till 2011. The main aim of this project is to address the problem of disaster risk management (DRM) at the local level. The targets are selected 27 high risk Philippine provinces. The project has three components: 1) Multi-hazard and risk assessment, 2) community-based disaster risk mitigation through development of community-based early warning system (CBEWS) and conduct of information, education and communication (IEC) campaigns and 3) mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into the local development. The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) is the executing agency while the collaborating NDCC agencies are MGB, NAMRIA, PAGASA and PHIVOLCS.