Posts Tagged Office of The Civil Defense

OCD denies supplying disinfectant solution that caused police doctor’s death

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 9, 2020

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has denied that the disinfectant solution supplied to the quarantine facilities of the Philippine National Police (PNP) which caused the death of a police...

Duterte fires OCD Deputy Administrator Kristoffer James Purisima

Marje Pelayo   •   May 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has dismissed Kristoffer James Purisima as deputy administrator assistant secretary of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD).  According to Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry...

Power, communication lines still out in parts of Eastern Visayas after Ursula onslaught

Robie de Guzman   •   December 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Several towns and cities in Eastern Visayas are still without power and telecommunication services after typhoon Ursula (international name: Phanfone) barreled through the area on December 25....

Armed groups urged to give way for relief operations in Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   January 3, 2019

    SAMAR, Philippines — The Office of the Civil Defense Region 8 calls on armed groups in typhoon-hit areas in Samar to give way for humanitarian activities and for...

Lawmakers eye creation of disaster dep’t to fast track gov’t programs

admin   •   March 7, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The oversight committee on the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 has questioned the slow implementation of programs and rehabilitation efforts in affected areas of...

Malacañang won’t intervene in Faeldon’s transfer to Pasay City jail

admin   •   January 31, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang will not intervene in the Senate’s order to transfer former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon from the Senate detention cell to Pasay City Jail. Presidential Spokesperson Harry...

Faeldon takes oath as new Deputy Admin of the Office of the Civil Defense

UNTV News   •   January 17, 2018

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has formally sworn oath as the new Deputy Administrator of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD). This came after Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chairman...

PRRD appoints former Customs chief Faeldon to the Office of the Civil Defense

admin   •   December 28, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte gave a new government position to former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. Faeldon has been appointed as the deputy administrator of the...

Roads in Cordillera close to motorists as ‘Carina’ strikes

admin   •   August 1, 2016

The Office of the Civil Defense is continuously conducting assessment on the damages caused by typhoon ‘Carina’ in Cordillera region. Based on the agency’s initial report, the typhoon has caused...

Kaanak ng 2 batang nalunod sa isang sapa sa Albay, idinadaing ang umano’y hindi pagtulong sa kanila ng pamahalaan

admin   •   August 4, 2014

LEGASPI CITY, Philippines – Idinadaing ng mga kaanak ng dalawang batang magpinsan na nalunod sa isang sapa sa Albay ang umano’y hindi pagtulong ng kanilang barangay maging ng pamalaan. Kinilala...


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