VYE chairs newly-formed disaster body
Cagayan de Oro City (8 September) -- City Mayor Vicente "Dongkoy" Emano has reorganized the Cagayan de Oro City Disaster Coordinating Council (CDCC) to ensure the city's readiness in times of disasters and/or calamities.
Mayor Emano chairs the disaster body with Vice Mayor Ceasar Ian Acenas as vice chairman. The members are: city social welfare and development officer Marisa Tagarda, city schools division superintendent Dr. Mryna Motoomull, city fire marshall Benigno Amomonpon, city police director Benedicto Lopez, Oro Chamber president Ralph Paguio and ABC president Aaron Neri.
Also named as members are the four district executive action officers namely: City Councilors Adrian Barba (District 1), Ramon Tabor (District 2), President Elipe (District 3) and Alexander Dacer (District 4).
They are tasked to supervise the disaster operations in their respective districts and the activation of the Barangay Disaster Coordinating Council composed of barangay officials; ronda tanod; school principal, teachers and faculty; midwives and nurses; non-government organizations; radio amateur groups and rescue volunteers.
To assist the CDCC in carrying out its duties, functions and responsibilities, eight staff and operation teams are organized for the purpose.
The staff teams and their composition are:
Intelligence and Disaster Analysis - city police director, team leader; city planning and development coordinator, city building official, city engineer and city local environment and natural resources officer- members.
Resource Management - city treasurer, team leader; city budget officer, city general services officer, city accountant and Oro Chamber President- members.
Planning and Operation - city administrator, team leader; city social welfare and development officer, city schools division superintendent, city information officer, city engineer- members.
Composing the operation teams are:
Communication, Warning and Public Information - city information officer, team leader; Comcenter manager, ABC president, SK Federation president and City Administrator (Camelot) - members.
Transportation - city engineer, team leader; BAC manager, city public services officer, city equipment depot manager and RTA chairman- members.
Rescue, Recovery and Emergency Medical Services - Oro Alert incident commander, team leader; Phil. Rescue 2000 head, city hospital chief, city health officer, city fire marshal and 4th ID Philippine Army - members.
Medical and Health Services - city hospital chief, team leader; city health officer, Doctors Care president, Northern Mindanao Medical Center chief and 4th ID Army Station Hospital chief- members.
Police, Security and Traffic- city police director, team leader; RTA chairman, ABC president and MASA- members.
Acting as secretary and chief operation officer of the CDCC is the city administrator with the City Administrator Office's staff composing the secretariat. (City Information Office) [top]