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Disaster Management Office

Baguio Episcopal Area Disaster Management Office is compelled by Christ to alleviate suffering and advance hope and healing to every community within and outside the episcopal area. The office is now moving and responding one step at a time to make our country a disaster-resilient nation. To God be all the Glory!

Myra Fe G. Yesan

Myra Fe G. Yesan

Disaster Management Coordinator

Email:                          myra.yesan@pccumcbaguioea.org

Compelled by Christ. Ready to Serve for His Glory!

Remy Zhali C. Caranay

Remy Zhali C. Caranay

Asst. Disaster Management Coordinator

Email: remyzhalicaranay@gmail.com

Compelled by Christ. Ready to Serve for His Glory!

 Paullyn Adduru Bacungan

Paullyn Adduru Bacungan

Disaster Management Finance Officer

Email: paubacungan@gmail.com

Compelled by Christ. Ready to Serve for His Glory!

LATEST NEWS

BEA Disaster Management Office Accomplishment Articles

BEA Response to Taal Volcano Eruption

After 42 years, Taal Volcano erupted again. The last time it erupted was in October 1977, several incidents of volcanic unrest were recorded in the past years. The January 2020 eruption has affected thousands of families and individuals. A total of 151,827 families or 586,045 persons were affected in Region III, CALABARZON, and NCR. Of which, a total of 1,123 families and 4,126 persons are taking temporary shelter in 16 evacuation centers while 51,968 families/ 191,451 persons are served outside evacuation centers (OCHA services: reliefweb.net). It caused millions-worth of damage just days after the initial eruption on January 12, 2020. (read the full article here)

Mitigation Project: Tamac Solar Water Pump System Retrofit and Mosquito Net Distribution

On August 18, 2015, Typhoon Ineng (International name “Goni”) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). While the village folks were tending their rice ponds and vegetable patches, the said typhoon unleashed its fury at around 3:00PM on August 24, 2015 in Tamac, Villaviciosa, Abra with a massive landslide, which buried the newly planted rice fields and washed out the main irrigation system that fed their fields and surrounding farm lots surrounding the village. This avalanche caused the whole community to be isolated affecting 134 households for several days and forced them to immediately evacuate their homes. (read the full article here)