Occidental Mindoro SP greenlights procurement of medicines, supplies for PDRRM

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The Occidental Mindoro Sangguniang Panlalawigan, under the leadership of Vice Governor Peter J. Alfaro, has authorized Governor Eduardo Gadiano to procure medicines and other supplies for the province’s disaster risk management office.

The SP greenlighted the said request during their 3rd regular session last July 15.

“With the good leadership of Hon. Vice-Governor Peter J. Alfaro, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan approves the request for an authority of Hon. Governor Eduardo B. Gadiano to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement for and in behalf of the Provincial Government of Occidental Mindoro with the National Food Authority and other local suppliers to procure medicines, groceries, fuel and other necessary items to be utilized by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management (PDRRM) in times of natural and manmade calamities,” the SP said.

SP Member Emmanuel Abeleda, Jr., Chairman of the Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction Management, Hon. SP Members Sonia Pablo and Eleonor B. Fajardo jointly moved for approval of a Resolution.

Just recently, the SP likewise approved the authority of Governor Gadiank to negotiate and enter into a MOA between the Provincial Government and shipping companies to waive the shipping fares and fees of ambulance and rescue vehicles of the Capitol.

The said resolution authorized the Governor to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement as regards the waiving of fees and fare of ambulance and rescue vehicles owned and operated by the Provincial Government of Occidental Mindoro conveying health patients and deceased persons to and from the Abra de Ilog pier.

The said resolution was jointly moved for approval by SP Member Eleonor B. Fajardo and SP Member Nestor N. Tria.