CDRRMO holds disaster preparedness seminar

THE Zamboanga City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) continuously undertakes disaster management training for the different sectors as part of its thrust on disaster preparedness.

Dr. Elmeir Jade Apolinario, CDRRMO chief, said the latest training on Disaster Preparedness Seminar on Earthquakes they conducted was on Tuesday, June 18, with participants coming from the cross section of this city.

Apolinario said the training was conducted in one of the local hotels in partnership with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology and Bureau of Fire Protection.

He said the training is in preparation for the 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) set on Thursday, June 20.

Apolinario enjoined all sectors to actively participate in the citywide NSED and share in the advocacy on disaster risk reduction.

He requested participants in the NSED to document and upload participation online and tag Zcdrrmo Zamboangacity in photos or videos for record purposes. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)


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