The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) headed by CDRRMC Officer Cyrus Jose Urbano once again bring pride to the City of Koronadal after reaping another “GAWAD KALASAG AWARD” this year 2019. The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) XII, declared the city as Best Prepared Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (LDRRMC) for the Region XII’s component city category for the fifth time.
The city was first proclaimed by RDRRMC as Hall of Famer after obtaining same award for three (3) times in 2013-2015. The said award paved the way for the city to be ranked second place in 2013 and third place in 2017 in Gawad Kalasag National Award.
Meanwhile, aside from Koronadal City, in child learning center category- San Lorenzo Ruiz Day Care Center of Barangay Zone I, headed by Day Care Worker Shaun Pumaren and Marbel 1 Central Elementary School also garnered the same award that made them qualify for the national final.
The awarding ceremony was held in General Santos City on August 2, by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD0 Region XII led by OCD Regional Director Minda c. Morante. Urbano together with some other council members personally received the award.
‘KALASAG” means Kalamidad at Sakuna, Labanan, Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan.