Olongapo DMO in Reality TV
The City Disaster Management Office of Olongapo City, headed by Chief Angelito Layug, will be featured on GMA-7’s tv program entitled “Rescue” hosted by Arnold Clavio.
“This is another milestone for Olongapo City, a recognition of the efforts of Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr. in disaster preparedness and management program,” Layug said.
“The TV program is a reality-documentary that aims at inspiring heroism among the Filipino people. That is why Olongapo City was chosen by the TV program,” he added.
It can be recalled that Olongapo City has already been elevated to the Hall of Fame of the Regional Gawad Kalasag Awards, a prestigious recognition of local government units for uplifting the standards of disaster risk preparedness.
The Olongapo Fire Rescue team, which is a part of Olongapo City Disaster Coordinating Council has also made it to the Hall of Fame for winning the “Best Emergency Response Team (GOERS) Award” from 2006 to 2008.