OCD chief urges resilience in disaster management

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – Undersecretary Ricardo Jalag of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) challenged local governments, groups, and individuals to pursue excellence in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) for the overall benefit of the environment and the nation as a whole in the realization of zero casualties during the occurrence of natural and man-made calamities in the future.

Jalag, who served as the guest of honor and speaker during the regional awarding of winners of the Gawad Kalamidad at Sakuna Labanan Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan (KALASAG) held at the Baguio Country Club's Cordillera Convention Hall last December 1, 2017, urged the local officials, groups, and individuals to continue exceeding their accomplishments on DRRM to be able to empower people to be resilient during the occurrence of calamities in their places.

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4 region Gawad KALASAG winners named

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – Four local governments, private and public institutions were adjudged as this year's regional winners in the Gawad Kalamidad at Sakuna Labanan Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan (KALASAG) awarding rites that was held at the Baguio Country Club's Cordillera Convention Hall last December 1, 2017.

Andrew Alex Uy, Regional Director of the Cordillera office of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD-CAR), said all the regional winners were able to qualify for the national Gawad KALASAG awards which will be held in Metro Manila on Monday, December 11, 2017. Concerned agencies remain optimistic that a number of the winners will be able to bring home the coveted national recognition for disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) efforts being implemented by the said winners.

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Asin hydro developer sues for time

BAGUIO CITY December 06 – The winning developer of the rehabilitation and operation of the city-owned Asin mini hydropower plants requested the local government for an extension of time to complete its studies relative to the eventual operation of the renewable energy plants.

In his letter to Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, Kaltimex Energy Philippines Senior Advisor Rodrigo E. Cabrera requested the city to grant them an additional 3 months, or up to March 2018, for the submission of their proposals on how to implement the project and that the company shall update the local government of any significant developments as it navigates through the untangling the many issues surrounding the project, many allegedly beyond the developer's control, especially on the side of the energy department.

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Dec. 10 is int'l human rights day in city

BAGUIO CITY – Dec. 10 of each year is International Human Rights Day in the city.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan signed Resolution No. 408-17 making it a yearly observance and supporting the activities lined up for the celebration.

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City sets youth summit on leadership, entrepreneurial dev't

BAGUIO CITY – A youth summit aimed at enhancing youth leadership through character building and entrepreneurial development is set on Dec. 12-13, 7:30 a.m. to 5p.m. at the Baguio Convention Center.

Youth group leaders and members have been invited to the forum spearheaded by the city council through the committee on social services, women and urban poor chaired by Councilor Lilia Farinas and the committee on youth welfare and development under Councilor Michael Lawana.

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STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO THE PUBLISHED OPEN LETTER OF BCDA PRESIDENT and CEO ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA

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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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