Rescuers’ convention set in SurSur

  • July 17, 2017
  • Nida Grace P. Barcena

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 17 (PIA) – The provincial government of Surigao del Sur thru the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRM) Office is all set for the 2-day Rescuer’s Summit to be held on July 18-19 at Villa Maria Luisa Hotel, this city.

According to PDRRM officer Abel de Guzman, the conduct of the said activity is in line with the celebration of the National Disaster Resilience Month 2017 with the theme, “Kamalayan sa Kahandaan, Katumbas ay Kaligtasan (4Ks)."

De Guzman added that the event aims to foster camaraderie among the local volunteer rescuers and the formulation of unifying local operation guidelines during disaster.

Based on the program of activities, a motorcade will be held before the opening ceremony followed by the awarding of Gawad KALASAG 2017 provincial winners and cutting of ribbon showcasing Local DRRM-CCA best bractices. Convention proper will be in the afternoon of Day-1 and open forum, it was learned.

On day-2, there will be a tree planting activity dubbed as “Tanim Ko, Kaligtasan Nyo” at 5:00 a.m. to be held at Ihawan Creek in Barangay Awasian, this city.

The Formulation of the Local Operation Guidelines Workshop is also scheduled on day-2 participated by the volunteer rescuers, and 19 local DRRM officers of this province. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)






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