IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awarenes and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) was conducted for barangay officials and representatives of the municipalities of eastern Misamis Oriental.   Participants included the punong barangays, barangay disaster risk reduction and management officers (BDRRMOs), and representatives from every barangay from the women’s, senior citizens, PWD, and youth sectors.

The municipalities were divided into three clusters and held in 3 occasions and 3 venues– on August 10, 2016 at the municipal gymnasium of Talisayan, Misamis Oriental; on August 12, 2016 at the municipal gymnasium of Salay, Misamis Oriental; and on August 16, 2016 at the municipality of Villanueva, Misamis Oriental.

The learning events were conducted in coordination with the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-10, Department of the Interior and Local Government-10, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Misamis Oriental, and the municipal governments concerned, particularly the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils of Talisayan, Salay, and Villanueva, Misamis Oriental.