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Vice Mayor Abalos Joins Disaster Preparedness Training in Mandaluyong

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Vice Mayor Menchie Abalos actively engaged in the inaugural session of the 5-day Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) Training held in Mandaluyong City. Organized by the City's Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in collaboration with the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), the training aimed to fortify the readiness of first responders in handling unforeseen calamities like typhoons and earthquakes.

The comprehensive program gathered participants from various agencies within the local government and barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (DRRMOs). It focused on understanding the impacts of climate change and imparting essential strategies tailored to enhance the preparedness of each barangay in Mandaluyong City.

Vice Mayor Abalos emphasized the importance of such initiatives, highlighting the necessity for continuous training to strengthen the city's resilience against natural disasters. This proactive approach aims to empower first responders and equip them with the necessary skills to efficiently address emergencies, ensuring the safety and well-being of Mandaluyong's communities.


The active involvement of Vice Mayor Menchie Abalos in this training underscores the city's commitment to fortify its disaster response mechanisms and enhance its overall climate resilience. Such proactive steps are pivotal in preparing the city for any unforeseen natural calamities, emphasizing Mandaluyong's dedication to safeguarding its residents and communities.

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