Ifugao  PDRRMC ready for “Semana Santa”

  • April 12, 2017
  • Marcelo B. Lihgawon

LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 12 (PIA) - - The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) is all set for the observance of the Holy Week.

Governor Pedro Mayam-o placed the PDRRM operation center on blue alert status effective April 13 until the 16th to strengthen and intensify preparedness and proactive measures to any emergency during the "Semana Santa".

Six composite public assistance centers (PAC) will be established in the province to assist motorists during the Holy Week. These PACs to be manned by member agencies of the PDRRMC will be located in Lamut; Ibulao, Kiangan; Mount Polis, Banaue; boundary of Hingyon and Banaue and Alfonso Lista.

“All courtesy and public assistance are to be accorded to our visitors as we continuously aim for zero casualty not just for natural hazards but with the possible human induced incidents as well,” he said.

Mayam-o enjoined all member agencies of the PDRRMC and Disaster Risk Reduction Management focal persons to coordinate, monitor and report any incident to the provincial operation center. (MBL, PIA CAR, Ifugao)


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