Dumaguete City disaster management council lines up training

City disaster management council lines up training

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City disaster management council lines up training

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

DUMAGUETE. Photo from the Philippine News Agency website.

THE City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) of the Dumaguete City, through its Rescue 348, has lined up a series of lectures and training on disaster preparedness.

City Information Officer Dems Rey Demecillo said Monday, May 15, that according to Engr. Jose Chu, who heads the CDRRMO, the disaster management lecture and training will be held for the Metro Dumaguete College’s second batch of 60 people from May 22 to 25.

The lecture and training for the MDC first batch, also comprising 60 people, was held last May 2 to May 5, Demecillo said.

Other schedules include the Silliman University’s College of Nursing’ one week Trainors’ Training, he said. This started on May 13 and resumed Monday, May 15 to May 20, with around 30 to 40 participants.

The training includes first aid, basic life support and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, victim identification, extrication, triage handling and transport.

A mass casualty simulation is set this Friday, May 19.

A professor from the United States will be on hand to participate and evaluate the exercise, said Demecillo. (PNA)

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