Upgrading the Disaster Response Assets of Municipalities

Upgrading The Disaster Response Assets Of Municipalities

Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. turned over crucial disaster risk reduction and management equipment and supplies to seven municipalities that are also recipients of the operations hub and evacuation center projects of the Iloilo provincial government.

The operations hubs are located in Estancia, Carles, Concepcion, Banate, and Miagao coastal municipalities. Each received 2 units of aluminum ladder, 1 unit of laptop, 1 20-inch chainsaw and 1 36-inch chainsaw.

The municipalities of Mina and Tigbauan each received 50 collapsible tents.

The assistance aims to upgrade the assets of municipalities and enhance their capabilities in responding to disasters.

Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office chief Cornelio Salinas and Provincial Administrator Cornelio Salinas joined the governor during the distribution activity on March 1, 2024, at Casa Real de Iloilo.