The National Disaster Risk Reduction annd Management Council (NDRRMC) the former NDCC thru President Joseph E. Estrada's Executive Order No. 137 dated August 10, 1999 declared the month of July as the National Disaster Consciousness Month. This special celebration aimed at increasing awareness of the Filipino people towards disaster preparedness, mitigation, and risk reduction.
This year's theme is... "MAKIALAM. MAKIISA. Sa Pagsugpo ng Panganib, may Maitutulong Ka". In order to make the celebration a meaningful one, government offices, national line government agencies and instrumentalities, civil society organizations, people's organizations, and the general public are hereby enjoined to take active part through hanging of streamers in their vicinity, and actively participate in the activities lined-up for the whole month.
To download the full Executive Order No. 13, please click here.