PDRRMC-Sorsogon bags 2016 Gawad KALASAG award

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After search and evaluation by the PDRMMC Regional Selection Committee, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the province of Sorsogon was chosen as the winner of the Best PDRRMC trophy in the Gawad KALASAG for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Humanitarian Assistance Search.

The information was first conveyed through a letter issued by the Office of Civil Defense 5 Regional Director and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) 5 Chairman Bernardo R. Alejandro IV to Sorsogon Governor Robert Lee Rodrigueza.

Last Thursday, the KALASAG Plaque and cash award was formally handed to the Sorsogon PDRRMC during the 2016 Regional Gawad KALASAG Awarding Ceremony held in Legazpi City.

The Gawad Kalasag’ (KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan SAriling Galing ang Kaligtasan) award is given to individuals, non-government organizations, private sector and government organizations, in recognition of their initiative in helping the Filipino government uplift the standard of disaster management in the country.