Western Visayas DRRM Communications Planning Workshop set Aug. 23-24

August 23, 2012 9:28 am 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 23 – Public Information Officers (PIOs) and media in Western Visayas will be having their two-day Communications Planning Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) starting Thursday, Aug. 23-24.

Western Visayas DRRM Council chair Rosario T. Cabrera said that the workshop is intended for the PIOs and media to come up with communication key messages and strategies on how they could effectively disseminate information to the people whenever there are calamities.

It has been noted that the PIOs and media play very vital roles in terms of informing the public about the pre-, during, and post-disaster activities so that they could be guided and properly prepare on what to do. Because of the information they disseminate also that people could avoid panic.

The workshop will then have resource speakers from the National DRRMC who have been topped to share their expertise in terms of communications planning.(PNA)

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