The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales through the leadership of Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V, conducted a “Preparatory Meeting for the Conduct of Listong Pamayanan: Community Drill” on November 16, 2017 at the DILG Zambales Provincial Office, Iba, Zambales.

The meeting was attended by the Listo Team members of the Provincial Government of Zambales and the Municipal Governments of San Marcelino and Subic composed of the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers, Fire Marshals, Chief of Police and Municipal Local Government Operations Officers.


In her message, Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V emphasized the objective of the community drill is to strengthen the disaster preparedness of the communities. “Component ito ng Operation Listo na ang purpose ay palakasin ang preparedness ng community in times of disaster”, said PD Bactad.

It was agreed that the community drills at Barangay Aningway-Sacatihan, Subic and Barangay Rizal, San Marcelino are scheduled on December 5 and 8, 2017, respectively.