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QC gets best DRRM council award.

By Chito Chavez

The Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Council was adjudged for the fourth time as the best DRRM council in Metro Manila topping the 2019 Regional Gawad Kalasag.

The QC Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office also bagged the Best Government Emergency Management Services (GEMS). GEMS is a special award acknowledging the efforts of the QC Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in emergency response.

The award recognizes Quezon City as the region's best provider of emergency management services, which includes emergency medical treatment and first aid, search and rescue, urban search and rescue, water search and rescue, incident management, and other emergency response services.

Mayor Herbert Bautista acknowledged the efforts of the QCDRRM Council and commended the determination of the city to be resilient in disasters.


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Title Annotation:Metro
Publication:Manila Bulletin
Geographic Code:9PHIL
Date:Jun 25, 2019
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