Typhoon and Flood Awareness Week

As the lead agency in the National Observance of the Typhoon and Flood Awareness Week (TFAW), the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) conducted a week long series of activities last June 15-20.

The commemoration of TFAW PAGASA Regional Services Division (PSRD) in Davao City is one of its highlights in the said event. This aims to establish linkages among the disaster managers in the region with the end in view of reducing the effects of typhoon and flood.

With the theme Bagyo baha ready ka na bro!, DOST-PAGASA conducted an Orientation Seminar on the Southern Mindanao (Davao) PAGASA Regional Services Division and Typhoon & Flood Awareness Campaign last June 18, 2009 at the Mindanao Training and Resource Center (MTRC), DMSF Cmpd., Bajada, Davao City.

The event were also attended by other private and public stakeholders and interested individuals. [via PIA]