Ifugao observes Disaster Resilience Month

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 6(PIA)- - The province has prepared a series of activities in the celebration of July as National Disaster Resilience Month(NDRM)

 

Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office  Acting Head Cecille Unghiyon said that the activities  mainly focus on the cluster orientation and information, education (IEC) and communication campaign of the different municipalities of Ifugao regarding community-based disaster risk reduction management.Other  activities may be undertaken as the situation demands or arises like simulation drills.

Guided by this year’s  celebration theme of “4Ks: Kamalayan sa Kahandaan, Katumbas ay Kaligtasan” the  observance  kicked off with an  orientation and IEC during the flag ceremony on Monday, at the Provincial Capitol .

Also set are  the  IEC on July 5 in Barangays O-ong, North and South Cababuyan, Ubuag, Mompolia and Poblacion in the town of Hinguyon and on July 6 it will be conducted in Barangay Cudog of the municipality of Lagawe.

Similar activities are scheduled in municipality of Hungduan covering the barangays of Nunggulunan and Bokiawan on July 7, at Barangays Ahin, Tullludan and Wangwang in the town of Tinoc on July 10, Barangays Bangaan, Batad and Anaba of Banaue municipality on July 11 and in Barangays Amganad and Tam-n on July 12 also in the town of Banaue.

The PDDRRMO is still coordinating with member agencies of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council  if they can conduct simulation drills regarding disaster response and management before the month of July ends. Daniel B. Codamon (DBC- PIA CAR, Ifugao)

 

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