The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office-Cavite Office of Public Safety (PDRRMO-COPS), in partnership with the Bureau of Fire Protection–Cavite, Philippine Red Cross–Cavite Chapter, and Philippine Coast Guard organized and launched the Rescue Olympics 2017 in observance of the 2017 National Disaster Resilience Month with the theme “4Ks: Kamalayan sa Kahandaan, Katumbas ay Kaligtasan” held at NAVSOG Compound Sangley Point, Cavite City on August 9-11, 2017. Rescue Olympic Games include High Angle Rescue, Water Search and Rescue and First Aid, Basic Life Support and Vehicular Extrication which was joined by MDRRMO/CDRRMO responders from the municipalities of Alfonso, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Noveleta, Silang, Kawit and Ternate, and the cities of Trece Martires, Cavite, Bacoor, and Imus. (PICAD)
Board Member Reinalyne Varias expressed her appreciation to the provincial government for providing health care services to her constituents in the medical and dental mission spearheaded by OPG Extension and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) in Kaytitinga III, Alfonso on August 15, 2017. A total of 276 patients comprised of 77 children, 82 adults and 49 senior citizens benefitted from free medical and dental services rendered by volunteer doctors, dentists, nurses and technical staff from General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital (GEAMH). Sixty eight patients availed free tooth extraction and fluoride application. The event was made possible thru the support of barangay captain Joel Peñano, and Councilors Aileen Canosa, Joseph Litrero, Vicente Cabral, Ben Abiñante and Estoy Abiñante.
To ensure the safety of its residents, the provincial government led by Gov. Boying Remulla donated 97 CCTV units for the City of Dasmariñas on August 14, 2017. The CCTV will help the LGU in monitoring activities of the people in the community and curtail occurrence of illegal activities in the neighborhood. Aside from the CCTVs, seven motorcycle patrol and three ambulances were also donated which can be used in serving their constituents. Mayor Elpidio Barzaga, Vice Mayor Rex Mangubat, 4th District Board Members Teofilo Lara and Valeriano Encabo and the members of the city council attended the event and conveyed their appreciation to the support of the provincial government. (PICAD)