214 NIMT personnel monitoring ‘Traslacion 2017’ proceedings

To ensure that adequate units are ready for deployment should an untoward event mar the annual "Traslacion," the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said it has deployed 214 National Incident Management Team (NITM) personnel to monitor developments in the annual religious event.

This was disclosed Monday by NDRRMC executive director Ricardo Jalad.

NIMT Center is located at the MMDA Gwapotel near South Harbor Manila.

Jalad said these personnel consists of medical, fire suppression, rapid response telecom, and search-and-rescue and retrieval teams.

These units are located in strategic areas of Manila ready for rapid response, he added.

Source: Philippines News Agency

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