DRRM Forum: Disaster awareness, preparedness, and community resiliency

“We cannot stop natural disasters, but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.” —Petra Nemcova (Supermodel, survivor of 2004 Thailand tsunami)

The Department of Science and Technology-Region 10 in celebration of their 2019 Regional Science and Technology Week, had enjoined various concerned government agencies and local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) units from the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, and Camiguin to a DRRM forum on 12 November in Valencia City, Bukidnon.

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Sustainable Mobility Project: PMO MO/C among agencies in talks to solve City traffic woe

In order to provide viable measures to address the worsening traffic condition in Cagayan de Oro City and to generally contribute to the climate change adaptation and mitigation, a Sustainability Mobility Project (SMP) has been adopted and implemented by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) together with the Philippine Business for the Environment (PBE) in the City that calls for cooperation and partnership between the government and private sectors.

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Coastal Research: Concerned agencies, LGUs, called for Public Discussion

Results of the coastal research titled, “Coral Resource Assessment and Marine Debris Audit (CoReMar)” conducted by the McKeough Marine Center of Xavier University—Ateneo de Cagayan were presented to the concerned agencies, including the Port Management Office of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro (PMO MO/C), and the LGUs of the coastal barangays (Macabalan, Gusa, and Bayabas) which were aimed to serve as springboard for plan of actions towards marine life preservation and protection.

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PMO MOC, PCG, and City LGU aid relief goods transport from CDO Port to quake-hit Kidapawan City

The Port Management Office of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro (PMO MOC), with the coordination and cooperation of the Philippine Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao (PCGNM) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Cagayan de Oro, extended assistance to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 6 for the transport of the relief goods from the Port of Cagayan de Oro to the victims of the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in Kidapawan City, Cotabato Province on 05 November 2019.

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