Contributed by Mary Grace Canlas*
MARIVELES, Bataan – The newly constructed Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) Emergency Operation Center was inaugurated yesterday, September 27 and is now ready for any future operations.
The inauguration was commenced with a blessing followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Mayor, Atty. Ace Jello Concepcion together with a representative from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO).
The said building shall house the newly acquired state-of-the-art equipment to be used for disaster response measures as well as to serve as the headquarters for the MDRRMO employees.
The upgrade of their equipment and facilities aim to enable them to better respond to the needs of the residents of Mariveles in times of disasters and calamities.
* Ms Mary Grace Canlas is an employee of the Municipal Government of Mariveles, Office of the Municipal Administrator.