The Bohol Integrated Development Foundation, Inc. (BIDEF)conducted the Public Forum on DRR with the theme “Sustaining Gains of the EDRRMM Project through Partnerships” with participants coming from the 23 coastal barangays of the municipalities of Jagna and Duero, Bohol, held at Elmar Bar and Restaurant, Pangdan, Jagna, on September 15.
The forum was conducted by BIDEF through the project, titled “Establishment of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Mechanisms”, with its funder, Katholische Zentralstelle für Entwicklungshilfe e.V. (KZE)/MISEREOR of Germany
Inspirational message was rendered by the BIDEFBOT President Rev. Fr. Victor G. Bompat giving emphasis on the concept of cooperation, coordination and gratitude. His meaningful talk has made the event livelier.
Geralyn Janette Chiu-Corona, BANGON Coordinator, provided a brief and concise discussion on the Civil Society Organization Partnerships and the Regional DRR Coordinating Hub. Moreover, both municipal representatives of Duero and Jagna presented their respective initiatives and plans on sustaining the gains of the project.