MIAGAO, Iloilo – THE Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) was awarded 2nd Best 1st to 4th Class LDRRMC Category in the 21st Gawad KALASAG Awarding Ceremony 2019 of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council through the Office of the Civil Defense at Smallville 21 Hotel in Iloilo City.

“The Gawad KALASAG (KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan. SAriling, Galing ang Kaligtasan) is an award and recognition to local government units, non-government organizations and other stakeholders  who had exemplary contribution to humanitarian assistance and DRRM programs that not only aims to save lives but also adhere to the  standards of DRRM thematic areas,”  explained MRDDMO Ronan John Austria.

Mr. Austria said that the participants to the regional awards went through rigid validations and assessment on May 16, 2019.

“This is a prestigious award and important to us considering that Miagao envisions to become a disaster and climate resilient community,” said Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD in a message. (ABMande