This week, cadets were given a 4-part video lecture that aims to increase awareness on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, a topic that is part of the Tatak UP: NSTP Common Module.
The lecturer for the video series was Mr. Jose Abraham C. Ongkiko, a Project Manager under the Institution Building Division of the UP Resilience Institute.
Mr. Ongkiko is an experienced professional and volunteer in emergencies and disaster response, with almost 30 years of experience in disaster management and community development. He is an active volunteer and the former National Manager of the Volunteer Services Office of the Philippine Red Cross. He also became the Disaster Risk Management Manager at Plan International – Philippines.
He is also a member of the UP Vanguard Class of 1982.
Watch the lecture on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management by Mr. Jose Abraham C. Ongkiko in our official YouTube channel.