SLSU INKS PACT WITH DSWD ON DISASTER RESPONSE
THE SOUTHERN Leyte State University signed an agreement with the Department of Social Welfare and Development on the prepositioning of donations for victims of calamities.
A Memorandum of Agreement was signed by SLSU officials led by President Dr. Prose Ivy G. Yepes and DWSD Field Office 8 Regional Director Grace Subong.
SLSU said that the partnership will beef up the prepositioning of food and non-food items inside the university.
The DSWD is set to transport 1,000 family food packs to the university to be distributed when calamity hits.
The university also launched its own Environmental Management-Disaster Risk Reduction unit.
The EM-DRRM will provide consultancy, research and extension services on environmental management and disaster risk reduction and management for the university.