RDCC 8 holds culmination program for National Disaster Consciousness Month
Tacloban City (August 25) -- The Regional Disaster Coordinating Council for Region 8 is scheduled to hold its 3rd full council meeting on August 28, 2008 at 9:00 o'clock in the morning at the Ritz Tower de Leyte in Tacloban City, PNP 8 Director Abner Cabalquinto who is the RDCC 8 Chairman informed.
General Cabalquinto said that the meeting will coincide with the culmination program for the observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month in the month of July.
Among the important matters which will be tackled during the first part of the meeting is the report on the National Disaster Consciousness Month 2008 observance by OCD Regional Director Angel Gaviola.
General Cabalquinto will discuss the lessons learned on the President's Disaster-Related events/visits while Director Gaviola will present the Regional Disaster Risk Management Plan Manual.
Part II of the RDCC meeting will be the culmination program for the National Disaster Consciousness Month at 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon. This will start with the introduction of the awardees by Director Angel D. Gaviola.
The awarding of certification and plaque of appreciation will be done by General Abner Cabalquinto. The list of the awardees have not yet been divulged as of press time.
Various activities were conducted by the RDCC8 during the National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration, among which are the earthquake drill at EVRMC and the Rescue Olympics. (PIA 8) [top]