Camiguin emergency responders to undergo advance training drills

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MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, August 13 (PIA) – Emergency response teams around the province will undergo five days basic life support- cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS-CPR) and ropesmanship training, as well as, volcanic eruption, flashfloods and earthquake drills. 

This activity is undertaken jointly by the provincial government together with the respective municipal local governments. 

Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) Chief and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer (PDRRMO) Felicisimo M. Gomez said this will be carried out on separate schedules, by municipality and will be participated by representatives from each barangays, schools and the DRRM task force. 

The training, he noted, will also take up disaster risk reduction & climate change adaptation (DRR & CCA) management. 

Furthermore, the training also aims to re-organize/organize municipal disaster risk reduction council (MDRRMC), task force and its response team. 

Sagay town has already completed the week-long exercise last week, while the Guinsiliban LGU is up for this week’s schedule.The three remaining municipalities were likewise lined up to undergo the same, on the following weeks. (PIA)

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