kalasag seal award

Tagbilaran City gets the Gawad Kalasag Seal of Excellence Award

In recognition of its unwavering commitment to disaster and risk reduction management, Tagbilaran City proudly received the prestigious Gawad Kalasag Seal of Excellence- Beyond Compliant Local Government Unit Award. Tagbilaran City was applauded for its exceptional performance in the Local DRRM Council and Office category.

Tagbilaran City Mayor Jane Yap, accompanied by the City DRRM Officer Gerard Lavadia and Chao Longjas, accepted the esteemed award from National DRRMC Chair and Secretary of Department of National Defense Gilberto Teodoro, Jr., Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government SILG Benjamin Abalos, Jr., and Office of the Civil Defense Administrator Ariel Nepomuceno.

The recognition signifies Tagbilaran City’s dedication to going above and beyond compliance in ensuring the safety and resilience of its residents in the face of disasters and emergencies. Mayor Yap expressed her gratitude for the honor, emphasizing the collaborative efforts of the entire community in building a resilient and prepared city. She said, “This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our City DRRM team and the vigilance of our community. We remain steadfast in our commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents in the face of any adversity.”

The award comes as a validation of Tagbilaran City’s comprehensive and proactive approach to disaster and risk reduction management. The Gawad Kalasag Seal of Excellence Award, regarded as the pinnacle of recognition in the field of disaster and risk reduction, commends local government units for their outstanding initiatives, innovations, and effectiveness in DRRM and humanitarian assistance.