Sorsogon PDRRMC is Gawad KALASAG 2016 awardee

SORSOGON CITY, August 16, 2016 (Bicol Standard) -- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Sorsogon has been chosen by the Regional Selection Committee as the winner in the recently-held Gawad KALASAG Search for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Humanitarian Assistance in the Best PDRRMC Category.

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This is according to a letter from Office of Civil Defense 5 Regional Director and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) 5 Chairman Bernardo R. Alejandro IV to Governor Robert Lee Rodrigueza.

The KALASAG Plaque and cash award will be given at the 2016 Regional Gawad KALASAG Awarding Ceremony on August 17, at the RDC Hall, NEDA, Legazpi City.

The Gawad Kalasag’ (KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan SAriling Galing ang Kaligtasan) award is given to individuals, non-government organizations, private sector and government organizations, in recognition of their initiative in helping the Filipino government uplift the standard of disaster management in the country.