Thursday, July 31, 2008
The Bacolod City Disaster Coordinating Council ( Vice Mayor Thaddy Sayson, SPM Roberto M. Rojas, Action Officer Jose Maria B. Vargas and PIO Butch Ebreo)thru the Public Safety and Emergency Management Section (Aaron L. Bais) conducted Water Search and Rescue Exercise on July 30, 2008. The lead agency was the Philippine Coast Guard-Banago Station(Cdr. Edgar L. Ybañez)and supported the PCGA( Capt. Elizabeth O. Salabas,PCGA), Amity (Carlos Ganihong), Chamber (Willie Granada), PNRC (Mary Joy B. de la Cruz), PNP (P/Supt. Edgar I. Esparagoza), and the Bantay Dagat(Rudy Bato).
The WNU-DESIRE deployed all 20 actor-victims.
The drill was evaluated by Assistant Director Eligio Calaor of the Office of Civil Defense-6.