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A send-off ceremony was conducted at the Governor Generoso municipal lobby by the 28th Infantry Battalion (Kamagong), 10th Infantry Division (Agila), of the Philippine Army on November 9, 2012 in an effort to make an insurgency free province of Davao Oriental.
There were more or less 80 people attended the ceremony including the barangay captains, municipal employees, municipal officials and visitors.
Around 500 teachers from North and South district both High School and Elementary, flocked to St. Francis Xavier Parish Auditorium, Poblacion, Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental to join the celebration of the World Teachers’ Day.
World Teacher’s Day is held annually every 5th of October since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO. It celebrates and recognizes teacher’s efforts worldwide. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.
Sixty participants including all barangay captains and barangay secretaries, visitors and other stakeholders convened at the municipal gymnasium, Poblacion, Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental on November 13, 2012 to participate in the National Skills Registry System (NSRS) Launching and Orientation.
The establishment of the national skills registry system is designed to assist the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in facilitating the referral and placement of jobseekers in their community.
More than 1000 people from barangay Montserrat paused their routines on Friday, November 16, 2012 to participate in what is being called as the first “Tsunami Evacuation Drill.”
PHIVOLCS has sent community outreach teams to barangay Montserrat to hold meetings, hand out evacuation maps, teach people the threats from local and distant tsunamis, and what preparations they should make.
The four-day preparation culminates at 2:20 p.m. when a siren broke out to warn the people of the coming catastrophe. Men, women, children, pupils, teachers and all barangay government officials were asked to grab a few essentials, a bottle of water, and walk to higher ground going to the evacuation area that was prepared for them by the local officials.