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Former Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa will share his knowledge on disaster management during the three-day gathering of the Liga ng Barangay and the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Quezon province on November 14 to 16 at the Davao Convention and Trade Center in Davao City.
Dela Rosa, who is seeking a Senate seat in the 2019 midterm election, was invited by village officials of Quezon province to speak during their disaster preparedness convention on Thursday.
The convention is anchored on the theme “Barangay Disaster Resiliency: Awareness and Resilience a Key to Survival. Sa Barangay na Handa, Kakaunti ang Sakuna.”
Organizers said the activity aims to gather inputs on disaster resiliency and a better understanding of the role of village officials in disaster preparedness.
Other invited legislators and stakeholders will speak about the potential of Quezon province in promoting barangay disaster resiliency. (Lilian C Mellejor/PNA)