Tuesday, 19 July 2022 08:31

44th Nat’l Disability Prevention & Rehab Week kicked off in CdeO

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The 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week celebration in Cagayan de Oro City kicked off yesterday with the theme, "Pamahalaan Kabalikat sa Pagtupad sa Pantay na Edukasyon, Trabaho at Kabuhayan, Tugon sa Pagpapalakas ng Taong May Kapansanan."
The Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office and the City Social Welfare Development Department PWD Section spearheaded the activities with a eucharistic mass at the St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral, followed by a motorcade and a short program at City hall quadrangle.
May be an image of 2 people, people standing and text that says '"We assure you that we will safeguard the rights of everyone, ilabina gayud sa atong kaigsoonang PWDs, and we ensure that through the administration of Mayor Klarex Uy, everyone will have equal opportunities and equal protection of the law. We can live our lives to the fullest. GB City Councilor Girlie Balaba Chairperson Committee on Social Services 44th National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitation Week July 18, 2022 City hall quadrangle information information Cagayan de f Oro Information Office'
Committee on Social Services Chairperson City Councilor Girlie Balaba, along with its Vice Chair Ian Mark Nacaya and members, City Councilors Dra. Malou Gaane and Atty. Edgar Cabanlas, manifested their support and commitment to protect the rights of the PWDs.
May be an image of 1 person, standing and text that says '"Si Mayor Klarex uban kaninyo sa atong tinguha nga mahatagan og tukmang serbisyo ang sector sa PWD. Gani, iyang gipasusi sa labing dali nga panahon nga ma-ariglar ang elevator sa city hall tungod sa accessibilities sa atong mga PWDs." Atty. Roy Hilario Raagas City Administrator Cagayan de Oro City 44th National Disability Prevention July 2022 ..ylq City hall quadrangle Rehabilitation Week city intormation f Cagayan de Oro City Information Office'
Meanwhile, Acting City Administrator Atty. Roy Hilario Raagas, who represented Mayor Rolando 'Klarex Uy', delivered his message highlighting Mayor Klarex’s all-out support to the PWD sector.
May be an image of 2 people, people standing and text that says '"Daghan nagkinanglan og local ordinances para matabangan gayud ang atong mga kaigsoonan nga adunay kabilinggan sa panglawas. With this, express my solidarity to all our social workers, managers and various stakeholders on your mandate. Vice Mayor Bebot Rodriguez Cagayan de Oro City 44th National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitatior Week July 2022 City hall quadrangle CAGAYAN oF intormation informatior ONO f Cagayan de Oro City Information Office'
Vice Mayor Jocelyn 'Bebot' Rodriguez also expressed her support during the program and gave food packs thereafter.
Also present were City Councilor Roger Abaday; Acting CSWD Officer Anecia Tongson; PDAO Head Ma. Liza Corpuz; CSWD PWD Section Focal Person Ma. Cheryl Gacita, various PWD organizations and non-government organizations.
An estimated 150 representatives from the PWD sector joined the kick-off ceremony.
The annual celebration is pursuant to Proclamation No. 1870 (1970), as amended by Proclamation No. 361 (2000) and Administrative Order No. 35 (2002) issued on August 19, 2000, declaring the third week of July as the ‘National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week’ which shall culminate on the birthdate of the Sublime Paralytic Apolinario Mabini on July 23 each year. (NLB/CIO/Photos by Reynan Baylin/CIO).