The TaRSIER 117, operations arm of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, conducted on Friday an orientation to students, faculty, and staff of Bohol Island State University in Calape.
Reports from the Effective Development Communications Unit of the Capitol said the orientation aims to strengthen the Boholano’s preparedness during disaster situations.
Aside from flooding and typhoons, Bohol is also at risk with earthquakes. At least two noted earthquakes already struck Bohol this year.
Luckily, no damage and injuries incurred as a result of the earthquakes that struck the eastern part of the island-province.
Earlier, PDRMMO chief Anthony Damalerio revealed school-based DRRM orientations will be held to educate the students on what to do when there are crisis situations.
Students and other cause-oriented groups are going to be educated on cardiopulmonary ressucitation and other first-aid basics to help revive victims while waiting for first responders.
Even the media will be included in the orientations on providing first-aid to victims.
Bohol also conducts, in coordination with the Office of Civil Defense, quarterly earthquake drills.