Issue of March 12, 2017
     
NEWS
Abra
Benguet
Ifugao
Kalinga
Mt. Province
 
OPINION
 

66th Courier Anniversary Issue
 
Other Links:
Buguias holds first Olympics on disaster risk reduction mgmt
by Janet P. Asmin

RESCUE OLYMPICS -- Participants in the Rescue Olympics organized by the Bureau of Fire Protection and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council of Buguias, Benguet were trained on disaster readiness and how to rescue individuals during disasters, such as earthquakes.
-- Janet Asmin

 

 

Buguias, Benguet launched its first Rescue Olympics to help communities better prepare for disasters and emergencies by raising awareness on the importance of disaster resiliency and emergency preparedness.

Mayor Ruben Tinda-an said the activity was done to make the public aware on the importance of resiliency and disaster-preparedness in the development of communities.

He asked the students to apply the skills and knowledge they gained from the training on emergency management.

He also cited the importance of holding continuous trainings.

The Rescue Olympics was initiated by the municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management office, Bureau of Fire Protection, Lutheran Hospital, and nurses of the Department of Education.

Six schools participated in the competition that aimed to test their skills in emergency management. Each school had two rescue teams that executed the proper mechanics of emergency management in four different stations under time pressure.

Buguias National High School emerged as the champion, followed by Bangao NHS, Catlubong NHS, Sinipsip NHS-Natubleng Extension, Loo NHS, and Sinipsip NHS-Main for the first up to fifth places, respectively.

The student-rescuers admitted the time given to complete the tasks coupled with the fear of failing kept them on tenterhooks.

The organizers asked the students and residents to organize and participate in DRRM trainings.


Your Ad Here


HEALTH
Group asks gov’t to focus on social needs of peasant women

Over 4,000 served in dental caravan

Local nutritionists–dietitians’ group bags 6th national award

UB launches "It gets better" campaign to fight depression

NYC parade brings out teen pregnancy issues

Men attend RH and healthy lifestyle forum

Northern Abra health zone is CAR’s best ILHZ

Parade–for–a–cause in Bontoc benefits 17 dialysis patients


Albergo Hotel and Residences
Baguio Country Club
HEDCOR, Inc.
Informatics
University of Baguio
Venus Parkview Hotel

Baguio Central University
Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.
Cong. Mark O. Go
Cong. Ronald Cosalan
Department of Education – CAR
Department of Health – CAR
Gov. Crescencio Pacalso
Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company
Narda’s and Sunflower Ridge
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
Pines City Colleges
Sangguniang Panlungsod
SM City Baguio
University of the Philippines Baguio

ABC360
Assumption Medical and Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Water District
BSBT College, Inc.
Bureau of Internal Revenue
BVS Colleges
C &Triple A Supermart
Councilor Edgar M. Avila
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Interior and Local Government – CAR
Department of Public Works and Highways – CAR
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Far East Pacific Commercial
Filipino–Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon, Inc.
GMS Technology
John Hay Management Corporation
King’s College of the Philippines
La Funeraria Paz, Inc.
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Mother Earth Deli Basket
NIIT
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – CAR
Philex Mining Corporation
Police Regional Office – CAR
STI Baguio
Home | About Us | Editorial Policy | Contact Us  
News | Opinion | Snapshots | Week's Mail | Obituaries  
Copyright © 2007-2015. All Rights Reserved. baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph