PAMPANGA – The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 3 (DILG R3), as the Vice Chairperson for Disaster Preparedness in the Region, conducted an Orientation on Disaster Preparedness for the DILG Regional Office personnel and distributed first aid kits as part of the celebration of the National Disaster Resilience Month on July 10, 2017, during its Monday Convocation at the Conference Hall of the DILG Regional Office 3.
In the said activity, LGOO V Glenn P. Cosio gave an overview of the Operation Listo, the advocacy program of the Department which aims to strengthen the preparedness capability of the local government units (LGUs) down to the community and households. He gave an emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the Department when it comes to disaster preparedness.
After which, a ceremonial turn-over of first aid kits ensued which was participated in by DILG Regional Director Julie J. Daquioag, Chief Administrative Officer Anita W. Adriano, Monitoring and Evaluation Division Chief Lerrie S. Hernandez, and Capability Development Division Chief Jeffrey S. Manalastas.
Each personnel in the regional office and provincial offices will also receive their kits to ensure that all are equipped and prepared to any disasters.