The Office of Civil Defense IV-A Regional Director and the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chiarperson Director Vicente F Tomazar graced the presentation Sta Rosa Skills Training of Emergency Responponders for Road Traffic Accident Awareness and Urban Search and Rescues as guest and honorary speaker held at the Sta Rosa City Hall Ground, Sta Rosa City , Laguna, July 9.
The event was the final leg for the two-week training of the Sta Rosa City Disaster Risk Reducation and Management officers and responders.
The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management staff of Sta Rosa City showcased different scenarios which summarizes what they have learned during the training such as basic life support, a demonstration of vehicular extrication for a car accident, fire response and rescue operation in a collapsed structure and rescue operation as a result of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
The CDRRMO of Sta Rosa City also showcased their equipments in line with disaster response and operations ranging from ambulances to rescue kits.
Members of different media organizations ranging from television to paper were invited to witness the presentation of the different rescue operations.
City Mayor Arlene B. Arcillas shared her four K’s which stand for KAALAMAN, KAHANDAAN, KABAYANIHAN and KALIGTASAN, she also congratulated the graduates for a job well done and told them that the knowledge that they got from the training must not stop once they get their certificates.
Director Vicente F. Tomazar also congratulated the graduates and the city of Sta. Rosa as a whole. He aslo gave recognition to Mayor Arcillas for the programs rendered in line with disaster preparedness for the city of Sta. Rosa. He also commended the projects for disaster risk reduction and management as well as the state of the art equipment of the city. He also imparted to everyone to embody this year’s National Disaster Consciousness Month theme which is, “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaularan” and also shared the importance of personifying the advocacy of the culture of safety for everyone.