MEETING WITH JICA TEAM REGARDING POST EARTHQUAKE QUICK INSPECTION MECHANISM
March 29, 2017 12:30 pm
4th Floor NEDA, Escriva Drive, Ortigas, Pasig City

The meeting was called in response to DPWH Usec and PICE and National President Maria Catalina Cabral’ s request to JICA to provide training and capacity enhancement to the Civil Engineers of the country particularly from the DPWH Regional and District Offices as well as from the local Offices in assessing the extent of the damages of calamity such as earthquake in the infrastructures.

In attendance were Mr. Tatsuo Narufu, Ms Erika Inoue, Ms. Ayumu Ohshima, Ms. Kessy Reyes of JICA and Engr. PElita V. Galvez of DPWH. Usec Cabral highlighted that in the event of disaster like earthquake, Engineers from big cities like Manila cannot be deployed immediately in the area due to closure of airports and other critical lifelines.