Mayor Step reconvenes DRRMC & Peace and Order Councils after the earthquake

City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan called today, July 08, 2017 a joint emergency meeting among the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) ngan City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) to discuss on the current situation faced by the city relative to effects brought about by the earthquake in Leyte.

The council members have agreed on the following as an immediate action:
Deped Catbalogan City Division to shorten classes by starting early so as to ensure safety of students;
Catbalogan City Police Station to coordinate with volunteer groups that will be conducting security roving day and night to strictly implement curfew;
Samelco 2 to issue regular monitoring and coordinate with Catbalogan City Central Fire Station & Catbalogan City Search and Rescue Team-DRRMO in cases of fire and other emergencies;
– CEEPU Office to coordinate with DTI.Samar, Samar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Catbalogan Bankers’ Club to monitor price increases and banking operations;
– Catbalogan City Joint Inspection Team to monitor businesses operating along sidewalks;
Catbalogan Water District to coordinate with the 8th Infantry Division PA regarding set-up of generator set at Caramayon water source and CWD to issue regular notices;
– City DRRMO to verify street light electrifying assignment to ensure proper light distribution within downtown;
– City DRRMO & BFP may conduct water rationing among non-serviceable areas while CWD for service areas.

Mayor Step is set to attend the emergency meeting today of the Regional Development Council as called for by RDC 8 Chair, Mayor Cristina Gonzalez Romualdez to discuss on the same issue that the whole region is facing.

(Photos and Article by Ador Hurtado, CTCAIO)

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