Gov’t trains Davao’s drug surrenderees in disaster response, management

Sep. 25, 2016

DAVAO CITY – At least 33 drug surrenderees in Davao City were trained to respond to disasters in the bid of the government to help them reform.

The week-long training on disaster reduction and management was initiated by the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) 11 of the Philippine National Police and Davao City’s Central 911.

In a dispatch by the City Information Office Senior Supt. Joel Consulta, head of RPSB 11, said the drug surrenderees were from barangays Tigatto, Maa, 76-A, Matina Aplaya and Matina Pangi whic are all flood-prone villages.

“After this training, the drug surrenderees will already be able to properly respond to emergencies or disaster,” he said.

The training which ended Friday last week, September 23. (

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