SENTRONG SIGLA


Rural Health Unit Emergency Preparedness Plan






MUNICIPALITY PROFILE

ELEMENTS OF RHU Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan
  • I. Background
  • II. Plan Description
  • III. Goals and Objectives
  • IV. Emergency Preparedness Plan
    • Hazard Prevention
    • Vulnerability Reduction
    • Risk Reduction
    • VI. Management Structures
    • VII. RHU Response Plan
    • VIII. Recovery and Reconstruction Plan
  • IX. Annexes
    • Glossary
    • Directory of contacts
    • Hazard Map


    Land Area

    The total land area of Cardona was estimated at 1,927.32 hectares. The town is divided into two settlement areas separated by the Laguna Lake. The Mainland covers 787.72 hectares or 41% of the total land area of Cardona, while the island called Talim Island spans 1,139.58 hectares.

    Location

    The Municipality of Cardona is located in the Province of Rizal some 42 km. east southeast of Manila. It is bounded in the North by the the town of Morong , 9in the west by the town of Binangonan and in the south and east by the Laguna de Bay, it lays 14 degrees 2 minute latitude and 121 degrees 14 minute longtitude.

    Topography

    The total land area of Cardona consist of 26.02% volcanic agglomerate hills, high relief 19.13% volcanic agglomerate hills, low relief 18.96% built-up area of urban lands, 15.96% rolling to steep moderately dissected tuffaceous plateau, 13.68% undulating to rolling moderately dissected gently sloping volcanic, 3.36% broad alluvial valley, 1.82% moderately to highly dissected gently sloping volcanic, and 1.09% narrow alluvial valley.

    Cardona, Rizal has 2 private secondary hospital both situated in mainland barangay. Queen Mary Help of Christians Hospital in Brgy. Calahan & Carlos Medical & Maternity Clinic in Brgy. Looc, both highly populated barangays. There are 2 RHU, RHU I which covers 11 mainland BHS and RHU II covering 7 other BHS situated in Talim Island. Cardona has 51, 689 projected population compared to 47, 414 actual population based on 2010 NSO survey. There are 7, 902 households. 18 barangays.





















































    LOCAL HEALTH BOARD


    CHAIRMAN: HON. BERNARDO P. SAN JUAN JR.
    VICE CHAIRMAN: DR. ELOIDA E. SILAO, M.D.

    MEMBERS:

  • DR. RAQUEL A. APAREJO – DOH REPRESENTATIVE
  • LOTHA HALILI - ASST. DOH REPRESENTATIVE
  • ROSALINA FRANCISCO -BHW FEDERATION PRESIDENT
  • HON. MELVIN ZAPANTA - SB REP. COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND LOCAL SERVICES
  • AUGUSTO ZAPANTA - LMB CHAIRMAN
  • HENRY ESGUERRA - PRES. SENIOR CITIZEN ASSOCIATION
  • JANET RAMOS - MUN. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
  • MA. DELIA TEODORO - HEALTH OFFICE

    VISION & MISSION OF MUNICIPAL HEALTH OFFICE

    VISION:

    A healthy empowered community of Cardona by 2015

    MISION:

    Provision of quality accessible, affordable, sustainable health services by highly competent health providers in collaboration with other agencies.











































    B. Plan Definition

    The Cardona RHU Health Emergency Preparedness and response plan defines the direction of the RHU in preparing for an effective and efficient response in any event of emergency or disaster. This embodies a set of strategies and activities based on the hazards and vulnerabilities or risk analysis of the RHU.

    CARDONA RHU HEPRRP

    The CARDONA RHU preparedness plan contains strategies and activities that the RHU will carry out to build and enhance RHU capacity to respond to emergency or disaster, whereas its response plan includes strategies and activities in utilizing RHU resources for effective and efficient response during emergency or disaster. Likewise, this response plan includes protocols guidelines and procedures pertaining to various emergency management systems for more efficient response. The third set is the Recovery or Rehabilitation Plan which entails strategies and activities in mainstreaming the RHU back to its prepared position for any forthcoming eventuality.

    The CARDONA RHU HEPRRP includes inventory of its internal and external resources , in terms of list and directories, human resources, logistics, financial, existing systems and services

    SCOPE OF THE PLAN

    The plan shall be implemented by the Cardona RHU together with all other members of the MDRRMC and RHU network concerned with emergency or disaster management.

    Goals and Objectives

    Goal: To build the RHU capacity for effective and efficient response to recovery from emergency or disaster

    Specific Objectives
  • 1. To strengthen the RHU emergency , preparedness, response and recovery plan
  • 2. To develop systems for emergency management
  • 3. To update existing guidelines, procedures, protocols of developed emergency /disastermanagement systems<
  • 4. To develop human resource competencies for emergency response
  • 5. To upgrade the RHU services for better emergency management
  • 6. To ensure availability of logistics, funds and other resources in times of emergencies
  • 7. To build partnership or network of RHUs for a more effective and efficient response and for provision of health care.
    Goal:

    To decrease morbidity and mortality during disaster through RHU preparedness for emergency response

  • 1. To establish emergency management systems
  • 2. To create and enhance the competency of RHU response team
  • 3. To upgrade the RHU service areas for better emergency management
  • 4. To ensure a stockpile of medicines, drugs, supplies and materials for emergency operation.
















































































































































    Risk Management

  • HAZARD- any substance, phenomenon or event with potential to cause disruption or damage to communities.
  • VULNERABILITIES-factors which increase the risks .
  • RISKS- anticipated consequences of a specific hazard.
  • EMERGENCY- any situation where there is imminent or actual disruption or damage to communities in which they have the capacity to cope.
  • DISASTER- any actual threat to public safety or public health where the local gov’t and emergency services are unable to meet the immediate needs of the community.
    • Capacities- an assessment of the ability to manage an emergency( Readiness)
    • Community- elements exposed to hazard ( people, property, services, livelihood, environment )