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Teachers Training Seminar in Makati City 【Philippines】

On 21st and 22nd October, a teachers training seminar was conducted in Makati City in cooperation with the technical working group formed by Makati City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and other city officials, Department of Education, ASEAN, and Asian Disaster Reduction Center. Guidance teachers, Science teachers and School Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Coordinators from schools in Makati were invited, to be provided with lectures entitled “Basic DRR Concepts” and “Disaster Risks in Makati City” as well as detailed explanation of hazards’ mechanisms, impacts and measures to be taken. Afterwards, the teachers were able to give mock presentations (pilot classes) based on their quick learning, and worked on action planning for each school. The implementation based on the action plans will be monitored by the City Government of Makati. Thank you so much to all concerned for their supports and cooperation!