THE provincial government of Zamboanga del Sur has acquired new vehicles for the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and other department offices of the province.

The newly-acquired vehicles were turned over Tuesday, July 5, 2022, to the recipient offices by Zamboanga del Sur Governor Victor Yu together with the province’s first district Representative Divina Grace Yu.

The vehicles that were turned over included three vehicles for the PDRRMO, which include one rescue vehicle with extrication tools, cutters and spreaders and two Toyota Hilux intended for emergency response.

Abraham Capayas, PDRRMO in charge, said they were thankful to the administration of Yu for improving the disaster and emergency response of the province of Zamboanga del Sur.

Capayas said that the vehicles given to his office are dedicated to save lives and properties.

The PDRRMO personnel have responded to numerous road incidents in previous months.

Aside from the rescue vehicles, five pick-up trucks, five units of L-300 and a van were also turned over and will be used by other offices of the provincial government to expedite their services. (SunStar Zamboanga)