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MIMAROPA Youth: accomplished and amazing

The future of MIMAROPA looks very promising because of the commitment to active citizenship of young people of the region.  The Thirteenth Search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO 13) is described as bigger, bolder and better. Improvements and innovations were introduced in the latest edition of this annual search for exemplary achievements of youth groups around the country. Organized by the National Youth Commission, TAYO Foundation, Coca-Cola, and the Office of Senator Bam Aquino, this year’s search has […]

RDRRMC writes regional disaster response plan

Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) MIMAROPA spearheaded the writeshop on the formulating of Regional Disaster Response Plan (RDRP) on January 29, 2016 at Bayview Park Hotel, Ermita, Manila. It was participated by Regional Risk-Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) member agencies that have a role and function on emergency response. Stressed during the writeshop is that RDRP is focused on a multi-hazard response plan that prescribes the various actions of each cluster member agencies during emergency phase. By: OCD 4-B

Regional Gawad Kalasag Awarding Ceremony

Office of Civil Defense (OCD) MIMAROPA Regional Gawad Kalasag Awarding Ceremony was held on January 15, 2016 at Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City. It was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Marinduque Governor Carmencita O. Reyes and Council member agencies as well. Plaques of recognition were awarded to thirty-five (35) awardees of various categories from five provinces and RDRRMC member agencies who had shown exemplary contribution in promoting and implementing significant DRRM-CCA programs and innovations […]

PopCom partners with LGUs on AHYD program

Change is inevitable.  You’ll suddenly notice a growing child, from cute little girl to fine young lady, from energetic little boy to gentle young man.  The transition from childhood to adulthood is the period of rapid and dynamic physical, emotional, social and sexual maturing or we can simply call it as adolescence.  Young people nowadays, must be well guided and taken-care of during this stage. Adolescence is where a major point in life that opens and determines the course of […]

Romblon PMC conducts project monitoring

The field monitoring activity conducted on Nov. 18-19, 2015, was the first for the newly created provincial monitoring team (PMT) of Romblon. The activity was actively participated by the team composed of: Mr. Juanito Olave, Jr., DILG Provincial Director, Engr. Antonio P. Sarzona of Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, Mr. Inocencio M. Montojo, OIC-Provincial General Services Office, Ms. Josefel Marin, Budget Officer, Ms. Espirita G. Sarmiento, Provincial Aquaculturist, Engr. Gilbert F. Falquerabao and Engr. Gerby Solis of Provincial Engineering […]

PNoy visits typhoon Nona affected area

President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro on 23 December 2015. The activity was participated by selected cabinet secretaries and RDRRMC, PDRRMC, and MDRRMC members. Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. presented a report on the damages from typhoon Nona in the province based on the initial assessment of the MDRRMCs. The cabinet secretaries and RDRRMC member agencies reported the status of response operations in the province. The President instructed the cabinet secretaries to validate the data […]