A ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Event Center, SM City Pampanga, formally opened the NDM Festival in the province on July 20,2022. An initiative of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, the festival serves as the highlight of the month-long celebration which underscores the importance of preparedness and building resilience towards sustainable development.
DILG Pampanga headed by Provincial Director Myra Moral-Soriano lent her support to the said activity together with other members of the PDRRMC and representatives from various agencies.
A static and dynamic display of Rescue Capacities, DRR-CCA Exhibit, and life-saving skills demonstration such as the preparation of an emergency go-bag, CPR demo and the use of automated external defibrillator were just some of the featured activities of the said festival.
The activity is one way to promote public interest and awareness on the many DRR capacities of the Provincial Government in responding to disasters and calamities.