CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – Police Regional Office 1 committed in providing satellite warehouses at the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Field Office 1 to support the department’s mandate in assisting our fellow Filipinos during times of calamities.
PRO1 through PBGEN EMMANUEL B PERALTA, Regional Director, signed today a Memorandum of Agreement with the DSWD Field Office 1, Regional Director Maria Angela S Gopalan, to cement their partnership for faster and more effective delivery of services especially in times of emergencies and natural calamities.
The said MOA will support the initiatives of the DSWD in adopting a coordinated approach of providing systematic and seamless efforts in delivering humanitarian aid to the disaster-afflicted communities.
The PNP’s role in the MOA aside from the provision of a satellite warehouse in the different Police Provincial Offices is to provide manpower assistance to the DSWD in the distribution of food and non-food items and be responsible for the security and maintenance of the warehouse.
Meanwhile, the DSWD shall preposition stockpiles of food and non-food commodities to satellite warehouses of the Police Provincial Offices. As reflected in their mandate, the DSWD shall be responsible for the replenishment, augmentation, and distribution of the stockpiles to the beneficiaries, monitor the compliance of their sub-offices in the provinces and municipalities, conduct inventories to monitor nearly expired or spoiled goods and pay an amount of Php 5,000 every month as its share in the utility bills incurred in the satellite warehouses.
“We wanted to extend our assistance to the people in any way we can, not only by providing security services but also by opening our offices as a satellite warehouse for the DSWD to help ensure that the commodities to be distributed to the people are in good condition. After all, our singular goal is to help the people and give them the best kind of public services that they rightfully deserve,” PBGEN PERALTA said.
The signing was also attended by PBGEN ENRIQUE N MAGALONA, Deputy Regional Director for Administration, the four Provincial Directors of PRO1, PCOL RONALD V GAYO, Pangasinan PPO; PCOL JONATHAN G CALIXTO, La Union PPO; PCOL WILSON L DOROMAL, Ilocos Sur PPO; and PCOL CHRISTOPHER N ABRAHANO, Ilocos Norte PPO, and the Assistant Regional Director for Operation of DSWD-RO1, Marlene Febes D Peralta and Social Welfare Officer IV, Maricel S Caleja.###