LOOK: DOST VI and the Municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo team up to conduct basic orientation of the Project SIGNAL or the Strategic Incident Georeferencing for Nationwide Alertness to barangay officials, Municipal Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the 61st Battalion of the Philippine Army, and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO). Leading the orientation was Mr. Vince M. Carreon from the DOST VI Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO).

Project SIGNAL a real-time incident reporting and management system. It will be utilized by the LGU for reporting and managing incidents and disasters in their Area of Responsibility (AOR) to enhance responsiveness and efficiency in reporting. The basic use of Bantay Panahon and Hazard Hunter was also showcased to encourage the community to explore their features for their weather monitoring and risk hazard assessment. A basic first aid training followed with FO3 Ryan T. Tacsagon leading the lecture and demonstration. The 1Lt. John Alexis Yap of 61st Infantry Batallion discussed Tourism Security and the Technological Advantage of Prompt Security Information and Dissemination to further empower the Indigenous Peoples especially who are living in the remote and upland areas of Tubungan.

On the same day, Ms. Mary Beth Grecia, DOST Iloilo Provincial Science and Technology Office (PSTO) Asst. Provincial Director, Hon. Roquito Tacsagon, Mayor of Tubugan, 1lt. John Alexis Yap of 61stIB, Hon. Melania Tacsagon, Liga President and Ms. Emelyn Tano, the PESO Manager Designate and DOST-CEST Project Leader, along with representatives from Indigenous Cultural Communities of Victoria, Igtuble, and Igpaho, conducted a turnover activity of tablets, first-aid kits, and binoculars. (NGPorcal/IloiloPSTO, VMCarreon/DRRMO)