NORTHRAIL conducts Seminar Workshop
on Disaster Preparedness and its Effects on Women

In its effort to mitigate the effects of disasters, especially on women and children, the North Luzon Railways Corporation (NORTHRAIL) spearheaded a  Seminar-Workshop on Disaster Preparedness last 29 – 30 May and 01 – 02 June 2017 at BahayBakasyunan Resort and Conference Center in Tanay, Rizal.

The two-day seminar-workshop was conducted by Maria Cinderella Garcia, Maria Rizelle M. Apo, and Ricardo Castillo  of the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (QCDRRMO). It aims to equip the 51 NORTHRAIL employees, 18 of which are women, with practical skills and information that are very critical to every level of relief and recovery efforts after a disaster.

NORTHRAIL employees were educated on basic medical services/assistance during disaster, emergency management, and preparation of plans and activities to prevent future disaster.

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