TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte received the highest “Beyond Compliant” award at the 22nd Gawad Kalasag Seal for Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils and Offices (LDRRMCOs) organized by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) through the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) held at The Manila Hotel, Manila on December 7, 2022.
Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Dela Cruz Quibranza, graced the said ceremony and personally received the award, saying, “The Beyond Compliance Assessment or Gawad Kalasag Seal is the highest award given to an LGU in disaster resiliency. I commend the efforts of our Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO)”.
Knowing that the PGLDN, surpassed the standards for the establishment and functionality of LDRRMCOs based on the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 or Republic Act 10121, Governor Angging expressed her delight to the PDRRMO headed by Abeliza Manzano.
“May your department continue on successfully implementing programs and projects to ensure the Lanaoans safety, especially in times of disasters,” Governor Angging said. PIO-LDN