UC wins National Gawad Kalasag for being Best Nationwide in Disaster Risk Reduction & Management - Higher Education Category

December 12, 2017

Best Nationwide in Disaster Risk Reduction & Management; Higher Education Category; at the 19th Gawad Kalasag National Awards. NDRRMC, through its President, DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the Top Three Institutions nationally, namely: 1st Place: UC; 2nd Place: the University of San Carlos; 3rd Place: Capiz State University on December 11, 2017 at the Crown Plaza Manila Galleria.


Photo shows: UC Chairman Jesus Benjamin Salvosa; VP for Administration Dr. Leonarda Aguinalde receiving the GK trophy & plaque from Secretary Lorenzana; NDRRMC Executive Director/OCD Administrator USec. Ricardo Jalad, DILG USec. Austere Panadero, & OCD-CAR Regional Director Andrew Alex Uy.

If UC again wins in the next year's NDRRMC-GK Evaluation; UC will be declared/inducted in the 'Hall of Fame' honors category, as an NDRRMC Three-Time Natonal Winner.

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