National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council

The National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (former National Disaster Coordinating Council) was created by the Philippines Government and lies under the Department of National Defense. It started in 2000 as an Emergency Management Information System then acts now in Emergency Reporting and Monitoring, Emergency Logistics Management, Emergency Fund Management and Geographic Information System (database's management). The Council has national and regional partners as Secretariat for Regional Disaster Coordinating Council and related member organizations. The main goal of the Council is to ensure the protection and welfare of the population through prevention and warning during disaster and emergency situations.