DILG’s disaster readiness dialogue to draw support from Nueva Vizcaya CSOs - Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
<-- -->

DILG’s disaster readiness dialogue to draw support from Nueva Vizcaya CSOs

By on May 13, 2015

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya,(PIA) – Various Civil Society Organizations(CSOs) and other sectoral groups in the province are expected to participate in the disaster preparedness multi-sectoral dialogue next week.

The dialogue, to be led by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will be conducted to boost public awareness and responsibility among the stakeholders in mitigating the effects of disasters in their respective communities.

Lawyer Rolynne Javier, DILG chief said the multi-sectoral dialogue which will be conducted on May 15 at the Highlander Hotel and Resort in Solano town will serve as a venue for civil society organizations, private sector groups, local resource institutes and media practitioners to further appreciate and identify their roles in building disaster – resilient communities and empower them in mitigating the adverse impacts of disasters and climate change.

“This is one way of strengthening our partnerships among stakeholders with the hope that right assistance and support to the local government units’ needs are suitably provided,” she said.

Javier added that the activity will be creationg collaborative initiatives to help maximize the usability of the disaster preparedness manuals earlier handed by the DILG to LGUs.

The disaster preparedness manuals were part of the ‘Operation Listo’ of the DILG designed to localize the implementation of disaster preparedness by following certain protocols based on the category and classficiation of impending disasters and calamities. #BenMosesEbreo/PIA-NuevaVizcaya