Cagayan de Oro City was just named Best Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Highly Urbanized City Category for 2016 at the regional level, a three-peat of the Gawad KALASAG Award.
Shown above is CDRRMO officer in charge Allan Porcadilla (right) together with City Mayor Moreno receiving the trophy plus P50,000 cash from Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Director Ana C. Caneda during the recent 4th Quarter Full Council RDRRMC Meeting.
Gawad KALASAG is the country’s premier annual awards for outstanding contribution in the fields of disaster risk reduction and management and humanitarian assistance. It also aims to appreciate individuals, groups or institutions which have shown extraordinary courage, heroism and sacrifice in times of emergencies, be it natural or human-induced.
photo by Jay Arancon/CIO