To intensify the clamor of preparing every household on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM), University Gender and Development Office (UGADO) funded a research-project and community outreach program dubbed as “Institutionalization of Dapat LIGTAS (Ligtas, Ingat at Gayak ang may Talino sa Amba ng Sakuna): A DRRM – GAD Campaign at Barangay Catalanacan, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija”. Dr. Gella Patria L. Abella, one of the project staff, attended the regular session of Sangguniang Panlunsod of the Science City of Muñoz to discuss the rationale and objectives of the project which is to make Brgy. Catalanacan as the champion barangay in terms of disaster preparedness and management. The project will also update the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan of the barangay.
The project started to disseminate information through seminars about different hazards (Typhoon, Flooding, Earthquake and COVID-19) also the seminar includes Basic Life Support Seminar with collaboration of the Disaster Risk Reduction Office of Science City of Muñoz headed by Engr. Josefino F. Correa.