The end of First Quarter 2019 saw several Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-related activities actively participated by this Regional Office. On March 25, 2019, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-X Committee on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, under the Vice-Chairmanship of the Department of Science and Technology-X, was held at the DOST-X Conference Room, Cagayan de Oro City.
The RDRRMC-X Committee on Disaster Response, under the Department of Social Welfare and Development-X, held its meeting at Pearlmont Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City on March 26, 2019.
On March 27, 2019, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-X, RDRRMC-X Vice-Chair on Disaster Preparedness, conducted the Orientation on Enhanced Oplan L!STO: A Regional Convergence and Disaster Resilience Dialogue, held at VIP Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City on March 27, 2019. Participants included DILG Local Government Operations Officers; PNP Provincial Directors; BFP Fire Marshals; from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices; the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan; and from NGAs. DILG-X Regional Director Arnel Agabe (photo, above) led the Pledge of Commitment by the participants to Operation L!STO V.3.0 – a manual purposely crafted to ensure disaster preparedness for Local Government Units, Communities and Families.
Finally, on March 28, 2019, the 2019 1st Quarter Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-X Full Council Meeting was held at N Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. Mr. Osin A. Sinsuat, Jr., Chief Geologist, presented the updates and accomplishments of the DENR-Mines and Geosciences Bureau-X relative to the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (RDRRM) Plan.