CDRRMC - Latest News and Events

Frontliners in Action

Members of the Disaster Response and Emergency Services (DISTRESS) Team in full force ready to provide assistance. DISTRESS is a well-trained group composed of city government employees committed to assist in all operations of the CDRRMC.

Initial disinfection was done on March 18, 2020 at City Hall. 12 units of knapsack sprayers were acquired to be utilized for disinfection.



As part of our precautionary measure against COVID-19, the following parks will be CLOSED temporarily for 14 days beginning March 16: CHILDREN'S PARK, DOMINICAN HILL & HERITAGE PARK, MINES VIEW PARK, BOTANICAL GARDEN.

Likewise, special permits granted to concessionaires such as boating, biking, stalls, restaurants and roaving vendors WITHIN city parks are temporarily suspended for 14 days beginning March 16.
This is to discourage people from roaming and instead they should stay at their homes.



Effective 7 o'clock a.m. tomorrow, March 15, 2020, CHECKPOINTS will be set up in all entry and exit points (3 main highways and 3 bypass roads) to Baguio City.

All travellers in private or public vehicles will be required to submit pre-filled out forms indicating their names, addresses, contact numbers, date and time of travel, seat number and bus number to facilitate easy contact tracing for COVID-19 carriers.

3rd Wave of Relief Operation for Taal victims

Once again, a truckload of assorted relief goods were delivered to the families affected by Taal volcano eruption. The CDRRMO team traveled on February 27 - 28, 2020 at the Municipality of Agoncillo, Batangas, the town heavily affected by ashfall at the height of the phreatic eruption of Taal.

In coordination with Mr. Junfrance de Villa, Municipal DRRM Officer, the relief goods were turned over to the members of the MDRRMC ready to be distributed to families in need of help.


1st CDRRM Council Meeting

The City Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council convened on February 19, 2020 at the CDRRM Building for the 1st council meeting CY 2020.

Engr. Felipe L. Puzon Jr., CDRRMC Action Officer presided over the meeting.

Almost all members of the council were present during the meeting.

Department of Health Advisory on Use of Masks

The public is enjoined to judiciously use masks to prevent the shortage of surgical masks and N95 masks

Masks should be used in combination with frequent hand hygiene with alcohol-based hand rubs or soap/water.


Relief Operation for the victims of Taal Volcano eruption

Two truckloads of assorted relief goods were promptly delivered for the victims of Taal volcano’s phreatic eruption.

The aid arrived on February 6, 2020 at the Municipal Hall of Laurel in the Province of Batangas and were thankfully received by Ms. Venus de Villa the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer.


  • Julius V. Santos
  • Marcito Batay-an
  • Robert S. Abrod


  • Enrique Bandong
  • Kent Basinga

Joint Relief Operation for Taal Victims

Facilitated the transport of two (2) truckloads of assorted vegetables bound for Batangas.

Said vegetables were donated by farmers and traders from the Municipality of Tinoc, Ifugao.

Approximately 8 tons of assorted vegetables were sorted, packed and delivered to the different municipalities in Batangas Province on January 18, 2020

Ms. Evangeline Ariaga, accompanied the members of CDRRMO and CEO throughout the relief operation.



Relief Operation for Apayao Province

Last December 2019, the Province of Apayao experienced another weather disturbance while still recovering from the recent calamities.

Three barangays in the town of Calanasan were nearly washed out due to flashfloods and was isolated due to the closure of three major roads.

Proactiveness in mind, the City Government of Baguio deployed one team from the CDRRMO on December 17 – 18, 2019 to deliver vital relief items that were collected from kind-hearted citizens of Baguio.


Julius V. Santos

Ruben M. Kigis

Jason L. Jamorabon