Our Mission
Empowering Persons with Disabilities to improve quality of life and become proactive members of society

by expanding the network of sustainable Community-Based Programs and facilities in the Bicol Region

and nationwide.
Simon Of Cyrene @ 2015
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Address : 286 Baņag, Daraga, Albay, PHILIPPINES 4501
Phone     : +63 (052) 483 - 4195 | 742-0170
Email       : sccrdfi@yahoo.com.ph

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DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT (DRRM) PROGRAM

Simon's DRRM Program aims to respond to and advocate for the mainstreaming of PWDs in DRRM by supporting awareness education campaigns, trainings and networking in partner areas, ultimately supporting disaster preparedness and management.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote and protect the rights of PWDs through mainstreaming of disability issues in the Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Program
  • Reduce vulnerability and increase capacity of PWDs in disaster-prone areas
  • Assist in addressing the needs of the PWDs for them to contribute in DRR

SERVICES:

  • Ensure that Persons with Disabilitiy are Identified and involved in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management 
  • Ensure that Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) includes Persons with Disabilities
  • Develop a disability inclusive Early Warning System (EWS)
  • Design and build accessible structures

ACTIVITIES:

  • Work alongside and support Local Government Units (LGUs), Disabled People's Organizations (DPOs) and communities in disaster preparedness and management, with a particular focus on the special needs of PWDs
  • Develop the positive attitudes of the community towards inclusion of disability in DRR through awareness education campaigns, trainings and networking
  • Conduct research on inclusive disability practices to continually improve, and replicate, the program in other areas

HOW THE PROGRAM IS BEING IMPLEMENTED:

  • Incorporating DRRM to existing CBR programs to respond and advocate the mainstreaming of PWDs in DRRM
  • Partnerships and trainings with LGUs, DPOs and other stakeholders on implications for PWDS in DRRM

LEGAL BASES:

  • Republic Act 10121otherwise know as Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2010
  • International, National and Regional Frameworks on Disabilities
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
  • Biwako Millennium Frameworks for Action (BMF)