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Oriental Mindoro wins big in 21st Gawad Kalasag 2019 Regional Awards

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The Province of Oriental Mindoro has been a big winner in the recently concluded 21st Gawad Kalasag 2019 Regional Awards for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Humanitarian Assistance.

Oriental Mindoro received plaque of recognition for bagging 2nd place best LDRRM Council Provincial Level.

“Kaugnay nito, nakamit naman ng lalawigan ng Palawan ang 1st place ng naturang patimpalak. Kasama din sa mga kinilala ang Lungsod ng Calapan, mga bayan ng Pinamalayan, Naujan at Gloria,” the province said.

In his message, Governor Humerlito ‘Bonz’ A. Dolor underscored the importance of being prepared all the time.

“There is no substitute to preparedeness, it is better to be prepared and we don’t use it, than we need it and not prepared”, said the Governor.

Meanwhile, Governor Dolor also also urged the Mindoreños to join the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill to be held in Calapan in November.

The said earthquake drill is part of the activities slated for the Founding Anniversary celebration of Oriental Mindoro.

The awarding ceremony was held at the Orchard Hotel in Malate, Manila.