“Disaster strikes when we least expect it,” this is how the City of Malaybalay through the leadership of Mayor Ignacio W. Zubiri projects the occurrence of a disaster that in just a glimpse, possible loss of lives and properties are at stake.

Malaybalay City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDDRMO) conducted series of training comprised of four batches to different employees of the City Government of Malaybalay.

The training held at Camp Moriah, Patpat, Malaybalay City aims to capacitate and equip capable employees of the City Government the knowledge and skills which can boost and provide quick response in emergency situation as the need arises.

According to CDRRMO report, this first semester of the year a total of 235 employees were trained in a 3-day session covering the modules on disaster risk reduction and management – climate change adaptation, basic life support and basic swift water rescue.

CDDRMO also stated that we are geared for a resilient city in our desire to obtain zero casualty when disaster strikes. Preparedness is our weapon to reduce and mitigate the ill-effects of different forms of disaster, it added.