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Regional Rescue Jamboree held in Salcedo

(Photo courtesy of the Office of Civil Defense Region 8)

IN collaboration with the Municipality of Salcedo, the Office of Civil Defense Region 8, conducted its Annual Regional Rescue Jamboree (RRJ) at the Eastern Samar State Universisty (ESSU), Salcedo Campus, on November 14-17, 2017. There were 48 participating teams composed of 651 individuals who were endorsed by their local chief executives. Airmed at enhancing disaster preparedness and response skills, the activities included the following: coastal clean-up and tree planting; basic life support and first aid; mountain search and rescue and map reading; water search and rescue; basic incident command system; mass casualty incidence; collapsed structure; and RETT lecture. (Alren Beronio / Este News)

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