SIFCare in partnership with the LGU of San Juan, La Union landed in the top 3 of the Video Making Contest launched by the Office of Civil Defense Region 1. The SIFCare video was chosen to be the third best amongst thirty other entries which carried the theme “Maging Handa” in celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month for July.
This is the second year that SIFCare/San Juan, La Union LGU has won honors for producing film materials for educational purposes centered on disaster preparedness. Last year, SIFCare/San Juan, La Union won the first place for its entry and the video was used by the Office of Civil Defense in its information education campaign.
The awarding ceremony this year was done at Hotel Ariana, Bauang, La Union with guest speaker Governor Francisco Ortega III encouraging everyone to pursue the goals of disaster preparedness. On hand to distribute the award and cash prizes to the top winners were Director Melchito Castro (Regional Director OCDR1) and Director Marcelo Castillo (Regional Director DSWD FO1)