The Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF) is the country's major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management. Composed of a team of highly committed professionals, PDRF works with field experts and reputable humanitarian institutions to organize and coordinate private sector solutions to disaster management.
16 AUGUST 2019, MAKATI CITY—In partnership with the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), a thirteen country consortium launched by United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) during the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in 2016, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) recently held a pioneering workshop on the role of the private sector in recovery efforts following man-made disasters.
02 AUGUST 2019, ITBAYAT, BATANES —Following the strong earthquakes that hit Itbayat, Batanes last July 27, Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and its private sector network were among the first responders, immediately committing and delivering relief items and providing other lifeline services to communities in need despite transportation limitations.
26 JULY 2019, TAGUIG CITY—The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), recently hosted a two-day workshop to update the 2002 National Energy Contingency Plan (NECP). They engaged key players among the public and private sectors to craft a harmonized multi-sectoral preparedness and response measure for the energy sector.
22 JULY 2019, PASAY CITY—Enterprise leaders and key representatives from the government, humanitarian sector, and business sector gathered last week for the 2019 National Summit on Strengthening MSME Disaster Resilience to highlight the need for enhanced efforts toward disaster preparedness for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines.
25 April 2019, CLARK, PAMPANGA— In a race against time following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit parts of Central Luzon last Monday, April 22, the Philippine private sector—led by Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and its member companies—immediately extended help to save survivors buried alive under the rubble of the collapsed Chuzon Supermarket in Porac, Pampanga.