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07/03/2019: COMMUNITY DISASTER RESILIENCE EXCHANGE PARTICIPANTS CALL ON PCG

PRESS RELEASE No. 12 - 2019

7 March 2019

Participants of the Community Disaster Resilience Exchange (CDRE) program hosted by the Hawaii National Guard (HING) called on Consul General Joselito A. Jimeno on 6 March 2019.

The CDRE runs from 2-9 March 2019 and is a program under the Hawaii- Philippines State Partnership Program (SPP).

The CDRE aims to share the best practices of partner agencies such as the Philippine Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centers (LDRRMC) and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centers (PDRRMC), with the HING.

CDRE works in partnership with communities to reduce vulnerabilities and to make them better prepared for disasters.

The Philippine delegation is a combined group from the AFP and Local Government Units. The members of the Philippine delegation are:

  1. LTC Joel N. Sobrera, Battalion Commander of the 525th Engineer Construction Battalion (ECB), Philippine Army (PA)
  2. 1LTC Ralph Richard C. Villena, PA
  3. Cpl. Angelique I. Flores, PA
  4. CDR Aldrin C. Cuna PN Reserve, (MNSA) City Administrator, Quezon City
  5. Mr. Karl Michael Raymond E. Marasigan, LDRRM V, Head, Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office
  6. Mr. Dominic Joseph G. Mananghaya, Exec. Assistant IV, Office of the City Administrator
  7. Ms. Ma. Bianca D. Perez, LDRRMO III, Research & Planning Section Chief, QC DRRMO
  8. LTC Erik R. Bautista, Reserve, (MNSA) OIC Makati Public Safety Department.

The HING was involved in the Philippines in September 2014 when it responded to the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (November 2013) by rebuilding and renovating a highschool in Tacloban, Leyte. END

 

Consul General Joselito A. Jimeno welcomes the Philippine participants of the Community Disaster Resilience Exchange (CDRE), a program under the Hawaii- Philippines State Partnership Program and hosted by the Hawaii National Guard.

 

L-R: Consul Roberto T. Bernardo, AFPLO to US Indo PACOM Col. Joseph P. Archog PAF, Cpl. Angelique I. Flores, PA, Mr. Karl Michael Raymond E. Marasigan LDRRM Head, QC, Ms. Ma. Bianca D. Perez, Research & Planning Chief, QC, Consul General Joselito A. Jimeno, LTC Joel N. Sobrera PA, CDR Aldrin C. Cuna PN Reserve, 1LT Ralph Richard C. Villena PA, Dominic Joseph G. Mananghaya, OCA QC, and Deputy Consul General Angelica C. Escalona. Not in picture is LTC Erik Bautista of Makati City.

 

Consul General Joselito A. Jimeno welcomes the Philippine participants of the Community Disaster Resilience Exchange (CDRE)

 


Consul General Joselito A. Jimeno welcomes the Philippine participants of the Community Disaster Resilience Exchange (CDRE)