FOREST FIRE DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACCORD SEALED
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(L-R) Bureau of Fire Protection Regional Director for Bicol Supt. Lorenzo D. Rellosa, Jr., Office of Civil Defense Regional Director and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council Director for Bicol Bernardo R. Alejandro IV, DENR Regional Director for Bicol Engr. Gilbert C. Gonzales, and Engr. Olivio D. Ramirez, representative of DILG V OIC Director Elouisa T. Pastor sign a memorandum of agreement that would develop a protocol to avert and respond to forest fire incidence in the region. Part of the enabling mechanisms for an improved forest fire response is the provision of training support and the dissemination of information to the public as to how forest fire could be reported and reached thereby saving lives, property, and vital forest resources..

Photo Release: July 11, 2014