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Palawan’s PDDRMO shows skills during UNTV Rescue Summit

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Responders from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and Rescue 165 of Palawan Capitol joined the recently concluded 4th UNTV Rescue Summit.

The summit was held in Marikina City last April 27 and 28.

The Palawan PDRRMO showed their skills in rescuing in times of calamities and emergencies.

“UNTV Rescue Summit ngayong taon. Nilahukan ito ng ibat-ibang rescue groups sa Pilipinas na nakiisa upang ipamalas ang kanilang kakayahan sa pamamagitan ng isang Rescue Competition,” said the Palawan government.

Other participants in the summit were, Camarines Sur, Cagayan, Bulacan, Nueva Viscaya, Laguna, Balanga, Bataan at San Pedro, Laguna.

“Lahat ng dumalo ay nakatanggap ng libreng training at seminar sa disaster concept and management, family disaster plan at hands on CPR,” the province said.

“Nabigyan din ng pagkakataon ang iba’t-ibang rescue teams na maipakita sa publiko ang kanilang kakayahan sa pagsagip ng buhay sa oras na mayroong kalamidad,” it added.

CamSur bagged P2 million prize after winning the competition. Nueva Vizcaya finished second and took home P1.5 million. Balanga, Bataan ended at third place and received P1 million.

Palawan delegates brought home P50,000.

“Layunin ng nasabing Rescue Summit na magkaroon ng mas malawak na kaalaman ang bawat rescue group sa bansa na kung saan ang mga partisipante ay sinasanay kung papaano mas mapapablis ang kanilang pagresponde sa mga taong nangangailangan ng tulong sa panahon ng kalamidad at sakuna,” the province said.