DAET, Camarines Norte — The local government of Labo spearheaded a series of trainings on Strengthening of Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction Committee (BDRRC) on Dec. 14 to 15 and 17 to 18, 2010.
Dr. Carlos Galvez, municipal information officer and deputized coordinator of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC), said that the activity aims to orient the participants on R.A. 10121 or Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010.
He said that topics discussed were: R.A. 10121, risk assessment, Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (BDRRMC) contingency planning for emergency, and damaged assessment and needs analysis.
Galvez said that the participants were 52 barangay captains, Sanguniang Bayan Committee on Peace and Order, and secretaries from 52 barangays.
He explained that starting January the new set up will be the Barangay Development Council and will create BDRRMC to make policies in disaster management. – RBManlangit