CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Pampanga Disaster Risk Reduction Council (PDRRMC ) was conferred the prestigious 20th National Gawad Kalasag Award after being evaluated as the best in disaster risk reduction work in the entire country.

A national selection committee from from member-agencies of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council chaired by the Office of Civil Defense conducted a series of stringent evaluation of the PDRRMC’S systems and programs that was developed from one of the world’s worst disasters, Mt. Pinatubo’s 1991 eruptions and lahar flows.

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