Asingan holds disaster and risk reduction management meeting

July 17, 2017 at 8:40 am Leave a comment

By Virgilio Sar. Maganes

 ASINGAN- The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) here held its first meeting for 2017 last July 6  at the Office of the Municipal Mayor.

 Mayor Heidee Chua with Vice Mayor Carlos Lopez Jr led the MDRRMC meeting to prepare the town for the coming rainy season.

 ” We must be prepared in times of common disasters such as typhoons, flash floods, fire and earthquakes and other calamities. It is important to avoid loss of lives,” Mayor Chua said.

 Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Officer Jesus Cardinez said the preparation includes the recent procurement of tools and equipment for water safety.

“This is part of our goal to mitigate the impact of calamities and improve the people’s capabilities to respond in times of emergency,” he said.

 Meanwhile,  Chua ,  Vice Mayor Carlos Lopez Jr. and Sangguniang Bayan members led the signing of ” I-Pantawid Social Contract” between LGU-Asingan and the 4Ps beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development(DSWD).

 The contract aims to guard the integrity of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program (CCT) for the Philippines (i-Pantawid).

 This is also to develop a model for civil society- government partnership for transparent and accountable implementation of the Patawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

 Members of the Sangguniang Bayan who were present during the signing are:Councilors Marivic Salagubang Robeniol, Mel Franada Lopez, Evangeline Dorao, Melchor Cardinez, Mark Antonio, Eden Abella, and Dolores Abalos Tabin

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