The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (MDRRMO) led the inspection of the ongoing construction of the new evacuation center located at Brgy. Bongabong, Camalig, Albay.
Funded by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), said establishment is set to accommodate about 530 individuals or 106 families in the event of calamities and life-threatening occurrences.
With a gross floor area of 1,445sqm, the evacuation center features a medical clinic, parking space, laundry and drying area, MRF, administrative office, play area with breastfeeding room, male and female toilet, and bath facilities with PWD provision.
Construction works on the evacuation center are nearing completion according to the MDRRMO’s assessment.
In consonance with the maintenance of the town’s zero-casualty goal, this project also forms part of LGU-Camalig’s disaster preparedness and mitigation efforts geared in protecting the community especially the most vulnerable families.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO