<aside> 💬 Responsible Official (RO) has the authority in making decisions and providing directions to the UPOU, in particular, the UPOU community in general during emergencies and disasters.
⚠️ In the absence of the Chancellor, the succession of command is as follows or can be delegated by the Chancellor through an issuance or instruction: 1. Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration; 2. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; 3. Dean - FMDS 4. Dean - FICS 5. Dean - FEd 6. University Registrar 7. Any of the Directors
What to do during disasters?
DRRM Training and Events
“Disaster risk management is the application of disaster risk reduction policies and strategies to prevent new disaster risk, reduce existing disaster risk and manage residual risk, contributing to the strengthening of resilience and reduction of disaster losses.” —UNDRR
Disaster risk reduction is the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematic efforts to analyze and reduce the causal factors of disasters.” —UNESCO
“Hazards become disasters when vulnerable conditions exist among people, resources and other elements are exposed to risk, and capacity/measures to cope with consequences are insufficient.” —NDRRMP
✅ Develop policies and guidelines on DRRM of UPOU;
✅ Plan and implement activities related to DRRM; and
✅ Monitor the DRRM activities.
UPOU Sub-Committee on Faculty-and-Staff-In-Distress Flowchart, Report, and Endowment Proposal