- The Calamity and Disaster Control Group (CDCG) created in DECS Orders Nos. 61, s. 1990; 56, s. 1995; and 14, s. 1997, respectively, is announcing its new members to ensure adequate preparation in coping with various forms of disaster, calamities and incidence of fire. The group 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 training at the central, regional, division, district, down to school levels.
- 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 as Inclosure No. 3.
- A list of new designated calamity and disaster control officers and their staff should be submitted to the Office of Director Maximo C. Aljibe, Administrative Service not later than November 13, 1998.
- For the information and compliance of all concerned.
DECS Orders: (Nos. 61, s. 1990; 56, s. 1995 and 14, s. 1997)
Allotment: 1—(D.O. 50-97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
BUREAUS & OFFICES