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Bulacan Rescue Team emerges champion
By: PPAO
Monday, 23 May 2011
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ALWAYS TO THE RESCUE. Bulacan Rescue Team headed by Liz Mungcal, executive officer of Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council poses for souvenir photo with their medals and trophies after winning as the champion for the provincial category and receiving the special award as Best in Situational Analysis Focus on Control Bleeding, Bandaging and Immobilization (Provincial Category) in the 8th Regional First Aid and Basic Life Support Olympics held at Remy Field, Subic Freeport Zone, Olongapo City recently. View Larger Image.
CITY OF MALOLOS—Patterned after America’s 911, the Bulacan Rescue Team (formerly known as the Bulacan 566 Emergency Reponse Team) emerged as the champion for the provincial category in the 8th Regional First Aid and Basic Life Support Olympics held at Remy Field, Subic Freeport Zone, Olongapo City recently.

Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that the Bulacan Rescue Team successfully won in the one-day first aid and life support olympics organized by the Office of Civil Defense and the Philippine National Red Cross to further boost the readiness and competence of disaster and emergency response units in Central Luzon.

The governor said that the Bulacan Rescue Team, the emergency response team of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, received the special award as best in “Situation Analysis Focus on Control Bleeding, Bandaging and Immobilization.”

Alvarado commended Provincial Administrator Jim Valerio and Felicisima Mungcal, executive officer of PDRRMC, for continuously training the disaster and emergency response and rescue units in Bulacan.

Moreover, the Municipality of Calumpit Rescue 1024 team victoriously bagged the over-all champion title for the said regional olympics.
Municipality of Calumpit Rescue 1024 bested other rescue teams in the region and romped away as the champion in the municipal category for being adjudged as best in situation analysis and in transfer relay.

Meanwhile, the Sta. Maria Rescue Team was hailed 1st runner up wherein they toppled other rescue groups in the region and was also adjudged as best in bandaging for municipal category.
The Malolos City Rescue Team also emerged as the champion in the city category while the Rescue Team of the City of San Jose del Monte was adjudged 2nd runner up.

For the NGO category, the Bulacan Rescue 117 grabbed the 2nd runner up title. ###

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