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DILG-ARMM AND ARMM-HEART MONITORED ON THE GEAR UP FOR BAGYONG BASYANG

The different line and member agencies of the Autonomous Region in Musllim Mindanao Humanitarian Emergecy Action and Response Team (ARMM-HEART), including the DILG-ARMM as in-charge and the Vice-Chairman in disaster preparedness, was closely monitored the mobilization of the tropical storm, commonly known as “Bagyong Basyang”, on 12 February 2018 at the ARMM HEART Operation Center, ORG Compound, Cotabato City.

 

Preparations were organized and discussed, such as: (a) addressing the possible landing of the storm in ARMM which would cause landslide and flood; and, (b) delineation of roles and responsibilities of the different line agencies in case it would pass in the provinces of ARMM.

Different state of the art technology and software from reliable sources were used to oversee the movement of the storm.

“We need to be in the Operation Center to closely monitor and relay the message to the ground for possible landfall of the storm in ARMM,” said Director Ramil Masukat of ARMM HEART.