AECID Filipinas

Capacity building for 1000 in community development and
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Project Information

15110 and 74010

Sector of operation:
OS1.- To consolidate democratic
processes and the Rule of Law

L.A: To strengthen the structure
and management systems of
the public sector

Managing agency:

Executing Government agency:
– Department of Social Welfare
and Development (DSWD)

February 2016 – January 2018

Total budget: 400,000 €


KALAHI-CIDSS NCDDP is one of the national anti-poverty programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which uses the CDD methodology (Comunity Driven Dvelopment). It uses the community-driven development (CDD) approach, a globally recognized strategy that provides citizens control over decision and resources so they can undertake localized solutions to identified problems in the community.

The present project is a pilot experience that will support the strengthening of DSWD trainings within the framework of the KC program, with the objective of strengthening the capacity building of communities and local governments to coordinate, plan, execute and manage programs, projects and activities (PPAs) for the local management of disaster risk reduction. It is aimed at at least 1000 employees, local facilitators and facilitators of the local partner governments currently


■ Overall objective: Communities develop Barangay Action Plans (BAPs) informed about disaster risk and lobby for their integration into local development and budget plans

■ Specific objective: KC program staff and municipal officials improve their knowledge and skills in the participatory DRRM process

■ Results or direct results: KC program staff, municipal officials and community volunteers are trained in CDD and DRRM

■ Main activities: The project has three main components: (1) assessment of the local DRRM situation and staff training needs; (2) conducting training on CDD and DRRM; and (3) financing of subprojects that address the needs identified by the community regarding DRRM implementation.

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Areas of Intervention

1020 Barangays

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