The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates its appeal for an increase in the Quick Response Fund (QRF) allocation so that classrooms damaged by disasters that occurred between 2016 and 2020 can be fully and immediately repaired and rebuilt.
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Usual Damages of Calamities to School Facilities
|CALAMITY||USUAL DAMAGES TO PHYSICAL FACILITIES|
|Typhoons||1. Damaged on roofing structures (roofing sheet, purlins and trusses) are usually blown away;|
2. Collapsed ceiling panels, supports and frames;
3. Broken window glasses and window jambs;
4. Broken doors and jambs;
5. Damaged/collapsed walls due to strong wind and to secondary hazards brought by the typhoon such as landslides, flash floods and debris;
6. Damaged electrical wirings and fittings; and
7. Damages water pipe and fittings.
|Earthquakes||1. Cracks on major structural components of the building like beams, columns, walls, and slab/floorings;|
2. Disconnections of integral part of the building such as beam and column, beam and slab;
3. Collapsed of ceilings, roofing structure and flooring slab including parapets;
4. Broken window glasses and jambs;
5. Collapsed wall structure;
6. Damaged on electrical wiring and fittings; and
7. Damaged on the water pipes and fittings.
|Volcanic Eruption||1. Roofing structure damaged;|
2. Broken window glasses and jambs; and
3. Broken doors and jambs.
|Fire||1. Whole building structure compromised including furniture, computers and learning materials and equipment.|
Samples of Damages to Schools Due to Earthquakes
Samples of Damages to Schools due to Typhoons
Samples of Damages to Schools due to Volcanic Eruptions
Samples of Damages to Schools Due to Fires
Summary of Funded and Unfunded Repair and Reconstruction Projects as of 10 November 2020
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