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PSWDO spearheads camp coordination and camp management training

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), headed by Annabel T. Roque, spearheaded the conduct of training on Camp Coordination and Camp Management—Internally Displaced Persons Protection Training of Trainers held at the Provincial Training and Development Center 2 (PTDC 2), Capitol Complex, Lingayen.

In collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 1, the activity was aimed at training some 75 participants belonging to the Disaster Response and expanding the pool of experts in the province. The five-day activity will run from March 4 to 8 at the Provincial Training and Development Center 2 (PTDC 2).

Following the five-day training, said undertaking was likewise aimed at enhancing capacities and preparedness to respond to displacement as certified camp coordination and management trainers.

Part of the training was a simulation or functional exercise specifically focused on the familiarization of reporting tools, referral systems, and action planning.

By immersing participants in realistic scenarios on the ground, simulation training is vital to equipping them with the necessary skills and confidence to excel in their respective roles.

Participants were representative LGUs from the six districts of Pangasinan with the highest number of affected individuals during the disaster, namely: Mabini, Agno, Bani, San Carlos City, San Manuel, Mangatarem, and San Fabian.

Other participating agencies include the Department of Education (DepEd), Philippine National Police (PNP), Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council, Pangasinan Reformation Center, Civil Society Organizations and Youth Organizations, PDRRMO, Provincial Engineering Office, General Services Office, PSWDO, Provincial Health Office, and Provincial Governor’s Office. (Chona C. Bugayong, Omar Cruz, Joey Olimpo, and PIMRO)

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