February 14, 1997 – DO 14, s. 1997 – Amending and Reconstituting the Calamity, Disaster and Fire Control Group (CDFCG)

February 14, 1997
DO 14, s. 1997
Amending and Reconstituting the Calamity, Disaster and Fire Control Group (CDFCG)

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators
School Principals

  1. The Calamity and Disaster Control Group (CDCG) created in DECS Orders No. 61, s. 1990 and 56, s. 1995, respectively is hereby amended and reconstituted to insure adequate preparation in coping with various forms of disaster, calamities and incidence of fire. The groups which shall be established from existing personnel and resources shall be under the functional direction of the Office of the Secretary thru the Director. Administrative Service, who is hereby assigned as Chief, Calamity, Disaster and Fire Control Group and the Chief, General Services Division as the Deputy. A similar Calamity, Disaster and Fire Control Group shall be established in each school and office in the regions as well as in all bureaus and centers in the Central Office and attached agencies with the head of the office/school or his representative as the Disaster Control Officer.
    Likewise, fire drills shall be regularly conducted as well as calamity disaster preparedness and mitigation seminars or trainings at the central, regional, division, district, down to school levels.
  2. The organizational structure of CDFCG and the functions of the different action units are indicated in Inclosures Nos. 1 and 2, respectively. To ensure effective coordination and implementation, a flow chart is inclosed in Inclosure No. 3.
  3. A list if all designated calamity and disaster control officers and their staff shall be submitted to the Office of Director Maximo C. Aljibe not later than February 28, 1997.
  4. For the information and compliance of all concerned.

Incl.: As stated
References: DECS Orders: (Nos. 61, s. 1990 and 56, s.1995)
Allotment: 1-2-3—(M.O. 1-87)

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