Posted July 17, 2014
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
Malay town intensified its disaster preparedness through a Search and Rescue Training.
This was in line with the celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month this July.
The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council led the said event in partnership with the LGU Malay and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO).
Its aim is to train participants in giving proper assistance in times of disaster.
The Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Coastguard (PCG), Bureau of Fire (BFP) and some concern agencies in the town of Malay and the island of Boracay gave full support to the training.
This year’s theme Disaster Consciousness Month is "Community Preparedness and Safety, Foundation for Development".