Realignment of P40M quick response fund for 2017 approved

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III has approved the realignment of the unspent P40 million quick respond fund (QRF) for 2017 intended for this year’s acquisition of transitional shelter, water treatment facility, solar lamps, and early warning system, among others. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office head Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. moved to realign the P40.423 million continue reading : Realignment of P40M quick response fund for 2017 approved

Davide checks on Agaton-affected towns; visits wake of storm’s two casualties

Cash assistance will be extended by the Provincial Government to the families of the two casualties of Tropical Storm Agaton in Cebu. The burial assistance of P10,000 per family will be given after the Provincial Board has approved of its release, according to the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office. As initial assistance, Governor Hilario continue reading : Davide checks on Agaton-affected towns; visits wake of storm’s two casualties

PDRRMO prioritizes building of disaster-proof evac centers

Underscoring the need to mitigate and reduce disaster risks, the Cebu provincial government allocated P21 million for the construction of ‘calamity-resistant’ evacuation centers in priority areas of Cebu province. This was revealed in the proposed budget by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) during yesterday’s Provincial Development Council meeting. The PDRRMO budget proposal, continue reading : PDRRMO prioritizes building of disaster-proof evac centers

PDRRMO trains 20 more canyoneering guides in Alegria

The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) recently completed the training exercises for 20 local guides for Canlaob’s water adventure sports in Alegria last September 18 to 22, 2017. The drills aimed to address the demand for more experienced and well-trained guides for canyoneering sports and emergency medical responders for Alegria Local continue reading : PDRRMO trains 20 more canyoneering guides in Alegria