Sustainable Development Goals of Mapúa University

Sustainable Development Goals of Mapúa University

Sustainable Development Goals of Mapúa University

Activities in Marinduque Island Province

Mapua University organized the “Caring for Environment Quality and Public Health Risk Reduction” Seminar and execute the activity on June 7, 2019. Participants were about 250 composed of barangay chairmen, officers, municipal and provincial top management officers. Speakers from Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council, and Municipal Health Office discussed about their existing programs in disaster risks reduction for Marinduque. Mayor Antonio L. Uy, Jr. of Sta. Cruz Municipality, and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Gerardo Caballes, the Municipal Health Officer of Gasan (Dr. Abigail VIllaruel), municipal disaster risk reduction officer of Boac (Ramonchito Larga), Buenavista (Melvin Vitto) and Sta. Cruz (Wilvir Imperio), and among other officials of the various municipalities of Marinduque actively participated in the discussion. This activity, lead by Dr. Delia B. Senoro (front row, third from right) of Mapua University, was under the projects VAPERS (Vulnerability Assessment and Prompt Emergency Response System for LGUs Disaster Reduction in the Philippines) and D-HIVE (Development of Health Index: Vulnerability to Extreme Environmental Events for Marinduque Island) funded by CHED and DOST-PCHRD, respectively.





Resilience and Sustainable Development Center (RSDC) and the School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE-EMG) of Mapua University together with the Marinduque State University (MSC) conducted Vulnerability Reduction and Enhanced Resiliency (VEAL) Workshop to all six (6) municipalities of Marinduque. The objective of the workshop is to inform and retrofit the competency of the people on risks reduction and how vulnerability and health indices can help enhance improve the confidence and resiliency of the people in Marinduque island province. Further, the Dean of IE-EMG, Rex Aurelius C. Robielos, delivered a lecture on statistical analysis to MSC to help the locals on data curation and analysis.