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Vice Guv Receives Plaque of Appreciation from Negros Press Club

Vice Guv Receives Plaque from Negros Press Club

Vice Governor Eugenio Lacson receives a plaque of appreciation from Negros Press Club President Carla Cañet (2nd from right) together with (l-r) Boy Factor, Chrysse Samillano and Dolly Yasa, for his support to the programs and projects of the club and for giving value to the members of the media as partners in public service. */Capitol photo

Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. Visits Guv

Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. Visits Guv

The Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. headed by its president and chairperson, Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte of Quezon City, called on Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the Capitol, yesterday, as part of their Lakbay Aral Activity. They are set to visit the tourist attractions of the province. /Capitol photo

PDRRMC Holds Regular Meeting

PDRRMC Holds Regular Meeting

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (2nd from left) delivers his message during the 3rd Quarter Meeting of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) held at Nature’s Village Resort and Restaurant in Talisay City, yesterday. Also in photo are (r-l) PDRRMC Secretariat Head, Ma. Lina P. Sanogal, Board Member Pedro P. Zayco, Jr., and Provincial Engineer, Ernie Mapa. /Capitol photo

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) held a regular meeting at the Nature’s Village Resort and Restaurant in Talisay City, yesterday and realigned a total budget of P8,050,946 to be utilized in the rehabilitation of various disaster preparedness projects and purchase of support equipment.

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Negros Occidental featured a comprehensive video presentation on disaster preparedness for local chief executives.

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., chairman of PDRRMC, said that “Climate Change is here to stay, typhoons are getting stronger and more frequent, so preparedness is the key to mitigate disasters.” He added that although preparedness is good, there is a more superior answer to every disaster which is the power of prayer.

Also present were Board Member Pedro P. Zayco, Jr., chairman of the SP Committee on Natural Disasters and Calamities, PDRRMC Secretariat Head, Ma. Lina P. Sanogal, Provincial Engineer, Ernie Mapa, and Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer, Liane Garcia, among others.