The GCCC will have state of the art operational center, communication virtual room, conference room, breakout rooms, and office facilities and equipment.
The project is funded by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) under its FY 2019 General Appropriations Act with an allocation of P77 million
Director Rosauro Arnel Gonzalez, Jr. of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-10 said the project signals a new era in disaster risk and management.
The GCCC will become a major link between the responsible official, response cluster, incident management team, and all those involved in the disaster response during disaster management operations.
He said the Regional DRRMC is happy that the national government has decided to establish a facility of such capability in the city saying it will beef up the efforts of the RDRRMC.
Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana and OCD Administrator Ricardo Jalad led the groundbreaking rites and laying of time capsule of the GCCC project, July 4 at Lumbia Airport compound, here.