The Disaster Coordinating Councils (DCCs) shall be responsible
for organizing evacuation teams for the transfer of disaster victims
or potential victims to safer grounds.
The regional and provincial disaster coordinating councils shall
extend assistance to their lower level councils whenever the
situation has deteriorated beyond the capabilities of the latter to
The Armed Forces of the Philippines shall, whenever possible,
assist in the evacuation activities. Authority from higher headquarter
shall be sought in each case.
d. FIRST-AID AND MEDICAL SERVICES
(1) The Health Services shall consist of the Ministry of Health
personnel and the PNRC first-aiders and volunteer workers who
administer first-aid at the disaster areas.
Patients who require further medical attention or hospitalization
and/or surgical intervention shall appropriately be evacuated.
Measures shall be undertaken to prevent the occurrence/outbreak
of epidemics and to control them, as necessary.
e. DISASTER RELIEF SERVICES
The local disaster coordinating councils, in coordination with
the Ministry of Social Services and Development and the Philippine
National Red Cross shall be responsible for undertaking immediate
survey of the disaster area and provide mass feeding, emergency
housing, emergency clothing and missing persons tracing services, as
f. POLICE AUXILLIARY SERVICES
(1) Police Auxilliary Services organized in accordance with existing
laws shall augment the regular police forces in time of disaster.
The PC/INP Station Commander shall be responsible for their
organization and control.
(2) The Director-General, Integrated National Police, shall prescribe
the duties, functions and responsibilities of the Police Auxiliary
g. AUXILLIARY FIRE SERVICE
The existing fire departments in cities and municipalities shall be
the center of the Auxiliary Fire Service. The Fire Station
Commander of the Integrated National Police is also concurrently
the Chief of the Auxilliary Fire Service.
In case of fire, the Auxiliary Fire Service shall coordinate with the
Chief of the local fire service within the locality and shall assist in
the control thereof.
The Director-General, Integrated National Police, shall prescribe
the duties, functions, and responsibilities of the Auxiliary Fire