Edgar Posadas was designated as the new (OCD) Office of Civil Defense spokesperson.
He is a medical doctor by profession. He is a certified Family Physician by the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP).
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD), is the implementing arm of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC),
It has the primary mission of administering a comprehensive national civil defense and disaster risk reduction and management program by providing leadership in the continuous development of strategic and systematic approaches as well as measures to reduce the vulnerabilities and risks to hazards and manage the consequences of disasters.
Edgar L. Posadas is a former Region 8 Director of the Office of Civil Defense in the Province of Leyte.
He used to be the managing director of PHAP or Pharmaceutical and Health Care Association of the Philippines Cares Foundation Inc.
PHAP Cares Foundation Inc. is a non-profit non-stock organization established by the members of the (PHAP)Pharmaceutical and Health Care Association of the Philippines.
PHAP is a group representing the leading providers of quality and life-saving medicines in the Philippines.
PHAP was very active in responding to the victims of the super typhoon Haiyan known as BagyongYolanda in the Philippines.
This organization gave a substantial amount of medicine donations to the victims and survivors. It continued to help until the present rehabilitation of the areas affected by the typhoon.
During typhoon Nando and Maring, the organization also donated a substantial worth of essential medicines for the victims.
The New OCD spokesperson said,
I assure our friends from the media, specifically, the defense press corps (DPC)that the partnership and good working relationship that OCD has with the DPC will continue so that our people can get the best service in DRRM and Civil Defense.