CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Central Luzon Regional Police Office (PRO-3) builds the capacity of its forces to respond to disasters and calamities.
At least 36 personnel from various provincial and urban mobile force companies as well as the regional mobile battalion began on Monday to complete a five-day training course designed to prepare them for possible disaster response and deployment to operations search and rescue.
Tuesday, the sergeant. General Valeriano T. De Leon, regional director of PRO-3, said in a social media post that the move supports the national government’s campaign to deal with disasters and calamities.
âSearch and rescue is often physically demanding. Through simulation exercises and exercises during this training, your search and rescue skills will be honed; thus, PRO-3 will be able to build a network of search and rescue professionals that we can rely on, especially during typhoon attacks and disasters. We always have to do preparations and continuous training. It’s not about missing, it’s about staying current, staying current, âsaid de Leon.
The training is facilitated by the Regional Division of Community Affairs and Development headed by Colonel Romell Velasco.
Part of the training consists of exercises simulating emergency scenarios that require a practical application of rescue skills in first aid, basic life support, knot tying, deployment of buoys and life-saving devices, Height rescue and debris removal and collapsed breech structure. (ANP)