The implementation of Disaster Risk
Reduction Management program in public and private
higher educational institutions (HEIs) were investigated
using frequency count and percentages, mean and
standard deviation and Scheffe’s test. Based on findings
six HEIs in the Philippines, has been successfully
implemented disaster risk reduction management
program. Wherein, those colleges and universities
practiced prevention and mitigation in risk reduction.
Nevertheless, SUCs implemented fire and earthquake
drills, rehabilitation and recovery platform to the
academic community e.g. teachers, staff and students.
Though, students and staff observed better during the
implementation of the disaster risk reduction
management program as to awareness, emergency drills
or exercises compared to the teachers.
Keywords : Disaster, Prevention, Mitigation, Awareness, Emergency.