The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) is the country’s major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management. History Following the devastation caused by typhoon Fengshen (local name Frank), typhoon Parma (local name Pepeng), and tropical storm Ketsana (local name Ondoy), the Office of the President issued Executive Order No. 838 to create the Special National Public Reconstruction Commission (Public Commission), mandated to spearhead effective reconstruction measures that address the needs of disaster-stricken communities.