The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 recently inaugurated the newly constructed Regional Warehouse in Barangay Urayong, Bauang, La Union.
With a total area of 12 x 20 meters, the said warehouse is intended to store large stockpile of food and non-food items prepositioned for disaster operations. Led by DSWD – FO1 Regional Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) Chairperson / Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Director Melchito Castro, the warehouse was officially opened through a blessing officiated by Rev. Ryan Abellera and a ribbon cutting activity witnessed by DSWD officials and staff.
The Field Office also established accountable persons who will manage the warehouse in accordance to Memorandum Circular No. 25 or Organization of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Operations Office. (by: Allan O. Lulu / Information Officer II, Pantawid Pamilya)