MAY 24: Upon the invitation of the PTA of Hanigad Elem School, and members of the Brgy Council of Brgy San Pedro, Surigao City, I conducted a lecture on Disaster resilience to the PTA members, including students, and Brgy officials. My lecture focused on my advocacy which is humanism, there I made them understand, that survival, and more importantly resilience is within their powers, and can be achieved by proper early warning, preparation and training, in fact, the 4 thematic areas in which the country’s Disaster Resilience Law (R.A. 10121) Preparation, Prevention and Mitigation, Response, and Rehabilitation, is actually anchored in Humanism, as the whole community’s resilience focuses on empowerment, which is what humanism is all about’.
About 30 participants attended the lecture
Training and lecture was about, Weather disturbance, and how they are formed, the different early warning protocols of PAGASA Warning Signals-flood, and tropical cyclones, evacuation, disaster risk reduction, prevention and management, survival and having a resilient lifestyle.
Topic discussed was also about earthquakes, earthquake measurement and the Duck, cover and Hold protocol (above), Tsunami Warning and response.
Afterwards participants joined class room cleaning and repainting as part of the schools Brigadahan sa Eskwelahan program.