Cordillera Region DRRMC gears up for the holidays

BAGUIO CITY – Member agencies of the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) convened for a pre-disaster risk assessment (PDRA) in preparations for the upcoming holidays. Selected members of the Cordillera RDRRMC PDRA core group gathered at Office of Civil Defense Cordillera (OCD-CAR) Operations Center for an inter-agency coordination to ensure public … Read More

Exec. order on firecrackers likely to be implemented Sept. 2017, says health chief

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) said Friday the proposed executive order on regulating the use of firecrackers will likely be implemented next year. “EO on firecrackers to be implemented in September 2017,” Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial said in her twitter account. Ubial added that while they want the EO to be … Read More

DOH advice to travelers: Take extra precautions against Zika virus infection

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) called on Filipino travelers on Wednesday to take extra precautions while staying in Zika-affected countries wherein there is an active local transmission. The Health agency, at the same time, advised pregnant women to avoid traveling to Singapore and other neighboring countries where cases of Zika are reportedly on … Read More