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REGIONAL  DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council provides for the development of policies and plans and the implementation of actions and measures pertaining to all aspects of disaster risk reduction and management, including good governance, risk assessment and early warning, knowledge building and awareness raising, reducing underlying risk factors, and  preparedness for effective response and early recovery.

In the ARMM, the Regional Governor heads the Regional Council as Chairperson; the Regional Secretary of DILG-ARMM as Vice-Chairperson for Preparedness; the Regional Secretary of DOST-ARMM and Chairperson of Regional Human Rights Commission as Vice Chairperson and Co–Vice Chairperson respectively for Mitigation and Prevention; the Regional Secretary of DSWD-ARMM as Vice Chairperson for Response; and the Executive Director of the RPDO as Vice Chairperson for Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery.

The following are the members of the Regional Council:
  • Executive Director of Office of Civil Defense-ARMM;
  • The Commanders of EASTMINCOM and WESTMINCOM (AFP);
  • The Regional Director of PNP-ARMM;
  • The Executive Secretary;
  • Representative, Regional Legislative Assembly
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Health;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Education;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communication;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform;
  • The Regional Secretary of the Department of Tourism;
  • The Regional Secretary of  Department of Trade and Industry;
  • The Regional Secretary of Department of Labor and Employment;
  • The Executive Director of Bureau of Public Information;
  • The Executive Director of Technical Education Skills and Development Authority;
  • Director, Technical Management Service
  • Regional Treasurer, Office of the Regional Treasury;
  • Executive Director, Regional Budget and Management  Office;
  • The Regional Director of the Bureau of Fire;
  • The Regional Director of National Statistics Office;
  • The Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education;
  • The Chairperson of Regional Commission on the Bangsamoro Women;
  • The Chairperson of Housing and Land Use Regulatory Commission;
  • The Chairperson of the Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission;
  • Four (4)  representatives from the Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s); and
  • One (1) representative from the Private Sector;

The OCD ARMM  serve as the secretariat of the Regional Council and coordinates with the Autonomous Regional Government, Local Government Units (LGUs) and NDRRMC on programs and activities pertaining to disasters.