Earthquake/Landslide Search and Rescue Orientation Course

Operatives of the Metropolitan Composite Fire and Rescue Volunteers, Inc. will be undergoing a 2-day Earthquake/Landslide Search and Rescue Orientation course to be facilitated by the Emergency Group of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

The 2-day Course is in cooperation with the Association of Philippines Volunteers Fire Brigades where MCFRVI is an active member-brigade.

This course is in pursuit of the capability-building measures currently undertaken by MCFRVI in anticipation of the Big One that is expected to hit the Metro in the near future.

Classroom lectures will be held at the APVFBI headquarters while practical applications of learnings will be conducted at MMDA facilities.

MCFRVI in Blood Drive

Operatives of the Metropolitan Composite Fire and Rescue Volunteers participated in a Blood Letting activity that aimed to support the government’s initiative in maintaining a credible level of blood supply for any and all exigencies.

Dubbed “The Blood Donor Today May Be the Recipient Tomorrow”, the activity was spearheaded by the Association of Philippines Volunteers Fire Brigade, Inc. in cooperation with the Philippine National Red Cross.

More than 200 individuals participated in the said event where breakfast was provided to everyone as well as shirts and grocery items for the successful donors.

The event was held at the APVFBI Headquarters last 18 September 2011, Sunday.