Capitol builds disaster-resilient communities through purok system

To achieve the “zero casualty” goal when disasters strike, over 200 local disaster risk reduction management officers (LDRRMO) from various municipalities gathered for the third purok system learning conference. The conference aims to strengthen the purok system in localities by sharing their best practices and coping strategies in their respective areas. “We are now experiencing continue reading : Capitol builds disaster-resilient communities through purok system

San Remigio women undergo disaster, climate change seminar

Realizing the important role of women during emergencies, the Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) conducted a seminar on disaster and climate change adaptation and mitigation for women organizations of San Remigio town, northern Cebu. The two-day seminar started last Tuesday, Nov. 21 as part of PDRMMO’s programs to equip communities with proper knowledge continue reading : San Remigio women undergo disaster, climate change seminar

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

Argao BPAT receives disaster management training

Argao’s Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) received disaster early warning system and first aid response training from Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) last week. PDRRMO operations head Dennis Chong discussed the chain of disaster advisory dissemination from forecast agencies to the barangay level. Proper information dissemination greatly contributes to the province’s continue reading : Argao BPAT receives disaster management training