Office of Civil Defense (Philippines)

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Office of Civil Defense
Tanggapan ng Tanggulang Sibil
OCD Logo - Office of Civil Defense.svg
Agency overview
Formed 31 December 1972
Preceding agency
  • National Civil Defense Administration
Headquarters Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines
Agency executive
  • Usec. Ricardo B. Jalad, Administrator
Parent agency Department of National Defense
Website www.ocd.gov.ph

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD; Filipino: Tánggapan ng Tánggulang Sibil, TTS) is an organization within the Philippines's Department of National Defense which serves as the implementing arm of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). As such, it has the primary mission of administering a comprehensive national civil defense and disaster risk reduction and management program by providing leadership in the continuous development of strategic and systematic approaches as well as measures to reduce the vulnerabilities and risks to hazards and manage the consequences of disasters.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Office of Civil Defense". Government of the Philippines. Archived from the original on 30 June 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2016.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.