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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 […]

RPMC monitors Yolanda projects in Coron, Palawan

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) composed of NEDA, DILG and PPDO Palawan conducted monitoring of Yolanda projects in Coron, Palawan on 26-29 November 2015. Monitored were Yolanda funded projects such as: the proposed housing locations; coliseum; public market; and water impounding system. The team also conducted focused group discussion (FGD) with the beneficiaries provided with AHON boats from BFAR livelihood project and the Brgy. Borac beneficiaries of various government assistance. The proposed housing for those affected by typhoon Yolanda […]