- Disaster Risk is "the potential disaster losses in lives, health status, livelihood, assets and services, which could occur to a particular community or a society over some specified future time period."
- Disaster Risk Reduction is "the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematic efforts to analyze and manage the causal factors of disasters, including through reduced exposures to hazards, lessened vulnerability of people and property, wise management of land and the environment, and improved preparedness for adverse events."
- Disaster Risk Reduction and Management is "the systematic process of using administrative directives, organizations, and operational skills and capacities to implement strategies, policies and improved coping capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the possibility of disaster. Prospective disaster risk reduction and management refers to risk reduction and management activities that address and seek to avoid the development of new or increased disaster risks, especially if risk reduction policies are not put in place."
The workshop aims to institutionalise the culture of safety at all levels of the education system and propose projects and programs which will mitigate and reduce the impact of disasters schools and offices.
One of the significant output of said workshop is a proposal for the Regional Legislative Assembly of ARMM to amend MMA Act 279 to include provisions on DDR-EiE-CCA.
To know more about the DRRM, please click here to get to the site of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRM)