CAPABILITY BUILDING TRAINING FOR URBAN POOR ORGANIZATIONS ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT – FIRE AND EARTHQUAKE
ALS Building, Barangay 178, Camarin, Caloocan City June 30, 2016
PCUP FOD-NCR staff, together with the Caloocan North City Hall Sub-Station Bureau of Fire Protection Representatives and PO leaders conducted a one day Capability Building Training on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management – Fire and Earthquake for urban poor organizations which had two (2) sessions: 1) Lecture and 2) Actual Demonstration.
PDEA IV-A Conducts Medical Mission in Calamba, Laguna
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region IV-A together with PCUP, sponsored a Medical Mission in Calamba, Laguna last June 18, 2016. This is also in collaboration with other government agencies and organizations such as the PCSO, Barangay Health workers and public school teachers of Latian Elementary School. Followed by a seminar and orientation on the dangers and effects of prohibited drug abuse.
Today in our society, Persons with Disabilities (PWD) specifically the ones with Neurological Disorders are oftentimes neglected or not given much needed attention. However, with PCUP, the PWDs in the urban poor sector are given equal significance. Thus, Mr. Alejandro Cabason Jr., AC for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Senior Citizens (SC), attended and represented various activities in different parts of the country.
Simple Appreciation and Gathering with PCUP Chairman/CEO Hon. Hernani B. Panganiban and the Commissioners
As Chairman Panganiban’s administration is about to end on June 30, 2106, a simple gathering and appreciation by both the Urban Poor Sector and PCUP employees was held at the Bulwagang Amoranto, Quezon City Hall, Quezon City last June 28, 2016. UPO leaders, speaking of significant developments in their sites and the substantial contributions that PCUP has provided them in uplifting their lives, became emotional in the said event. Each one of them shared their story of triumph over hardships and struggles.
The First PCCM KAP HIV National Convention in Cebu City
Mr. Roderick Quibranza of the Office of the Chairman PCUP, attended the first Philippine Country Coordinating Mechaniusm (PCCM) HIV National Convention last May 25 – 26, 2016 at the Golden Prince Hotel, Cebu City. He also acted as both representative of PCUP and as facilitator for the panel discussions during the special dialogues with Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID).