About 50 PNP personnel attended the seminar. Among the topics discussed were the Revised LOI 35/10 “SAKLOLO” and PNP Disaster Response Checklist, Disaster Incident Management: NDRRMC Framework, Community Preparedness Response and Post Actions to Calamity which include Geohazard Map Identification of local areas at risk to flooding, landslide, erosion, liquefaction, tsunami, typhoons, volcanic eruptions, etc., Local Emergency Warning Sysytem: SAR Plan for Natural Calamities and basic tools needed, Concepts on Search, Rescue and Retrieval Operations, Basic Firefighting Concepts, Rope Course and High Angle Rescue, Basic Life Support (Emergency Medical Action), Boat Handling and Life Saving Techniques (WASAR), Disaster Incident Command System and Drill Scenario.
MGB1 geologists explained the use of Geohazard maps to the training participants
MGB Regional Office No. I represented by Ms. Vilma A. Vecino served as Resource Speaker on the topics "Understanding Geohazards" and "How to Read a Geohazard Map”. The training ended with a Disaster Response Drill Competition followed by critiquing, assessment and evaluation. VAV