OCD,PDRRMO to conduct basic ICS training
- March 20, 2017
- Thelma C. Bicarme
CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 20 (PIA)--The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office here will conduct a three- day Basic Incident Command System Training for the members of the PDRRMC on March 20-22, 2017 at the Waterworld Grand Resort in Ramon town.
PDRRMC Chairman Governor Junie E. Cua said the training is aimed at providing operational guidance to the Council as mandated under Rule 7(a) of Republic Act 10121.
Some 37 representatives from the member agencies have been identied as participants to the said training.
The training will be funded under the Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Fund. (ALM/TCB/PIA 2-Quirino)
DAP forges partnership with American universities
MANILA, March 31 -- The Development Academy of the Philippines, through its Institutional Marketing Center, has forged partnerships with two American universities in its effort to explore and create partnerships with academic institutions in the United States while strengthening relations with similar groups and organizations in general.
This was done through memorandums signed during the US visit of DAP President Antonio Kalaw Jr. and IMC Managing Director Merliza Makinano, with a memorandum of agreement being forged with American University in Washington, D.C., and a memorandum o...Read more
SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases
QUEZON CITY, March 31 -- State-run Social Security System on Thursday said it has released about P71.84 million to its partner banks for the P1,000 additional benefit of the first batch of pensioners under special cases.
SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said that the first batch of the pensioners under the special cases may withdraw their additional P1,000 benefit on Friday, Mar 31.
“We are glad to announce that some 41, 000 pensioners under the special cases may withdraw their additional P1,000 benefit for the months of January to March on Frid...Read more
44 barangays in Iligan city conduct barangay assembly
ILIGAN CITY, March 31 (PIA)—Barangays in Iligan city have complied the mandatory conduct of Barangay Assembly for the first semester set March 25 this year.
According to Elizabeth Buna, local government operations officer of the Department of Interior Local Government (DILG) Iligan City, all the 44 barangays in the city have joined the nationwide Barangay Assembly Day.
Buna said, through this Assembly, barangay constituents would be informed on how barangay officials are spending barangay funds, and this is the proper venue to discuss community concerns. The punong barang...Read more
QC opens animal bite treatment center in Batasan
QUEZON CITY, March 31 (PIA)--Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista recently opened a satellite animal bite treatment center in Barangay Batasan Hills.
The newly-inaugurated center now brings to two the number of animal bite facilities maintained by the QC government. The other animal bite center is located at QC Hall.
The Batasan animal bite treatment center provides at least four free post-exposure treatments to animal bite patients.
Bautista, in his speech, underscored the importance of establishing additional animal bite centers for rabies prevention and control.