Outgoing NDRRMC chief names possible replacement

By Jay Ruiz, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 06 2014 10:05 AM | Updated as of May 06 2014 06:05 PM

MANILA - Resigned National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Eduardo Del Rosario has named a former Navy official as his possible replacement.

Speaking to reporters, Del Rosario said one of those being considered to replace him is former Navy Flag officer in command Alex Pama.

Del Rosario confirmed that he has resigned his post due to health reasons. Turnover rites are tentatively scheduled for this week or next week.

The outgoing NDRRMC chief was present during the signing of a memorandum of agreement with SMS Technologies Inc. to establish an Intelligent Operations Center for the NDRRMC.

The facility includes an operational IOC building, communications vehicle and relevant management and technical training for all equipment.