PHIVOLCS-DOST Conducts REDAS trainings for NEDA-RDCS and Olongapo City PDF Print
Friday, 25 February 2011 10:35


From January 31 to February 4, 2011, another REDAS training was conducted for the city of Olongapo.  The city through its mayor, Jame Gordon and Disaster Management Office chied Angelito Layug requested for the training. A total of 35 participants from the various offices of the city like CDRRMC, Office of the Mayor, Engineer’s Office, health, planning, social work, MIS, utilities division as well as participants from 11 barangays attended the training. Aside from the participants from the city, there were also participants from NEDA 3, PNP, Subic Water and one from the Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.  In both cases, the READY multi-hazard maps for Surigao del Norte and Zambales were used and customized and built-in into the software.  Aside from these maps, the GPS locations of critical structures collected by the READY field teams as well as the NAMRIA map data were all part of the package provided during the trainings. /MLPBautista

Photo 1: Participants from the NEDA-RDCS and regional offices as well as Surigao del Norte pilot communities’ participants are shown with PHIVOLCS trainers, NEDA-RCDS Director Susan Jose and PHIVOLCS Deputy Director Bartolome C. Bautista during the opening ceremony of the REDAS training for NEDA-RDCS held at Tagaytay City from January 15-19, 2011.


Photo 2: REDAS Olongapo participants and PHIVOLCS trainers shown with Olongapo City Mayor James Gordon and PHIVOLCS Director Renato U. Solidum, Jr. The training was held at Olongapo City Convention Center from January 31 to February 4, 2011.