To establish a strong and functional local DRRM Council ever willing and committed to make the municipality and its people safer, more adaptable and disaster resilient toward sustainable and poverty reduction an orientation for local DRRM council was held last August 15, 2016 AT Likas Ridge Training Center San Pedro, Irosin, Sorsogon.

The resource speaker, Professor Florito M. Dapena, Sr. Asst. Professor III PPSC and former OCD5 Regional Training Officer discussed the following: Composition and functions of the local DRRM Council, Joint memorandum circulars 2013-1; 2014-1, and treatment of unexpended balance of the local DRRM fund, PDRRM Act of 2010 and the standard local DRRM Plan template. As duly members of DRRM Council, Hon. Mayor Alfredo J. Cielo, Jr., LGU department heads, Section heads, CSO representatives, representatives from the academe and representatives from PNP, BFP and the Chief of Irosin District Hospital were present and actively participated in the said Council orientation.