President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order No. 29 s. 2017, "Renaming the National Disaster Consciousness Month to National Disaster Resilience Month and Shifting its Focus from Disaster Awareness Building to Disaster Resilience" on June 28, 2017
In celebration of the 2019 NDR Month, on July 7, 2019, selected MGB-08 employees joined the National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) 2019 Run for Resilience with the theme “Kahandaan sa Sakuna’t Peligro Para sa Tunay na Pagbabago”. The activity was spearheaded by the RDRRMC-8 and OCD-8. Other NGAs and private individuals participated the said fun run. The start/finish line was at Tarmac, DZR Airport, San Jose, Tacloban City. The categories of the said activity were 10K (Squad Run), 5K and 3K run.