The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) confers the Gawad Kalasag Seal of Excellence to the Municipality of Daanbantayan.
Mayor Sun Shimura received the recognition for the municipality during the awarding ceremony held on Friday, January 5, 2024 at Marina Seaview in Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Shimura was accompanied by MDRRMO Head Obet Tancawan.
The Municipality of Daanbantayan is declared as Gawad Kalasag Fully Compliant by the NDRRMC for garnering a rating of 1.53 in the 23rd Gawad KALASAG Seal for Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils and Offices (LDRRMCOs) Category for CY 2023.
In addition, Daanbantayan is found to be generally adherent to the standards for the establishment and functionality of the LDRRMCOs as prescribed in the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 or the Republic Act No. 10121.