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Implementation of the Public Schools Disaster Risk Reduction Management Program and Level of Capabilities to Respond

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 4)

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Page : 752-763

Keywords : Department of Education; risk management;

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This study assessed the status of implementation of the public schools’ disaster risk reduction management (DRRM) program as to the four (4) DRRM thematic areas and the level of capability of the respondents to respond during hazards to prevent disaster in all public schools of Bayawan City Division, Negros Oriental for S. Y.2018-2019. A total of ninety-six (96) public elementary and secondary school heads were selected as research respondents representing the different 10 districts of Bayawan City Division. The study used the adopted survey questionnaires from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Plan and the Hyogo Framework of Action. It utilized descriptive-quantitative method and weighted mean and spearman rank correlation coefficient were used as statistical tools. The results of the study revealed that the disaster risk reduction management (DRRM) program in public schools of Bayawan City Division is well implemented. Public schools are also very capable to respond to hazards in the occurrence of disasters. It concluded that there is a significant relationship between the status of DRRM implementation and the level of capabilities among the public school administrators.

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