July 29, 2013, marked a milestone in the Casiguran History as taking part on an awareness and preparedness campaign for disasters surrounding water and water rescue in order to recognize the resources necessary to conduct safe and effective water rescue operations and identify the emergency response system for water rescue emergencies to prevent water –related accidents and disasters in escalating.

     It was spearheaded by MLGOO Ruth S. Babilonia, in coordination with LGU Casiguran thru MDRRMO Engr. Menrado T. Lapada, the Liga ng mga Barangay, and the Philippine Navy. The three day disaster preparedness course specifically on water survival and rescue training (July 29-31, 2014) was successfully conducted, participated by 15 personnel from PNP, 12 from DepEd, 15 LGU personnel and 3 representatives from the barangays. Topics undertaken were First Aid, Life Saving, Boat Handling, Knot Tying and Water Survival.

      The activity was successfully conducted with the relenting support of Mayor Ricardo A. Bitong.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

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