Items filtered by date: Sunday, 07 May 2017
The Local Government Unit of Gumaca headed by Mayor Erwin Caralian and Vice Mayor Elchor Caralian through its Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (MDRRMO) spearheaded the conduct of the 4-day High Angle Rescue Training. Facilitated by trainers from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (PDRRMO), Kalasag Gumaca ERT together with participants from the LGU, BFP, 85th IB, Kabalikat & GNHS were exposed to the rudiments of high angle rescue operations which included basic rope techniques, victim maneuvering, lifting, and rappelling, among others. This is the first of a series of capability trainings to prepare and equip local responders of various forms of rescue.
Every year, the Local Government Unit of Gumaca through Mayor Erwin Caralian and Vice Mayor Elchor Caralian partners with SM Lucena for the conduct of a week-long Gumaca Day. Timed usually during the first week of May primarily to promote Araña’t Baluarte Festival which happens this year starting on May 11 to 15. Aside from this, Gumaqueños get to be treated with discounts and freebies with an equivalent amount of purchase.