The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in Northern Mindanao held its 2nd Quarter Full Council meeting at the Middleton Appartelle, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City on June 16, 2016.   The meeting was presided by RDRRMC-10 Chairperson and OCD-10 Regional Director Ana C. Cañeda.  The agenda included: Presentation of El Niño interventions by DA-10, DSWD-10, and NEDA-10; Summary of incidents monitored by OCD-10; Presentations on preparations for the rainy season by: PAGASA, “Outlook and advisory”; by OCD-10, “Pro-active measures against rain-induced emergencies”; by OCD-10, “Integrated flood warning and communications protocol”.  The DILG-10 presented NDRRMC Memo No. 24, s. 2016, “Rules and regulations governing the implementation of the management of the dead and missing persons”.  OCD-10 presented the Annual Gawad KALASAG guidelines and criteria.  OCD-10 also presented the program of activities for the observance of the 2016 National Disaster Consciousness Month in July.

The 2nd Quarter RDRRMC-10 Full Council meeting was followed by the DRR Managers 10 meeting.  The meeting was attended by local disaster risk reduction and management officers (LDRRMOs) in Northern Mindanao.