“At the end of the summit, LCEs must be able to identify and highlight their roles and responsibilities in DRRM; learn from experiences of selected local DRRM Councils and identify challenges to agitate community-based DRRM solutions; and institutionalize and implement knowledge in DRRM planning, tools and protocols demonstrated during the Regional Summit,” Timoteo added.
Summits are slated on May 22-23 in Bataan, May 28-29 in Aurora, June 10-11 in Tarlac, June 17-18 in Nueva Ecija, June 23-24 in Zambales and June 26-27 in Bulacan.
But Bataan, through its DRRM Chief Engr. Ric Yuzon, complying directives from Gov. Abet S. Garcia, has also been preparing steps to minimize casualties and damages in the Province by conducting preemptive measures aimed at protecting the people of Bataan.
The two-day summit will feature lectures on State of Central Luzon’s DRRM, LCEs Roles and Responsibilities in DRRM, Institutionalization of Local DRRM Offices, Guidelines on the Utilization of Local DRRM Fund, Hydro-Met Hazards and Warning System, Local Geological Hazards, Earthquake-induced Landslides/Multi-Hazard Maps, Project NOAH, Flood Modeling, Formulation of Local DRRM Action Plans, Introduction to Contingency Planning and Cluster Approach, Introduction to Incident Command System, and Introduction to Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment and Post-Disaster Needs Assessment.
There will likewise be a sharing of best practices among multi-awarded local DRRM Councils and from the Japan International Cooperation Agency