The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) of Tacurong is second place finisher in the regional awarding for Gawad Kalasag-Component City Category held on August 2, 2019 at Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City.

KALASAG , which stands for KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan, SAriling Galing ang Kaligtasan, was adopted from the Filipino term for shield (kalasag) used by early Filipinos as a means of protection from attacks of enemies or harmful animals.

Gawad Kalasag search aims to recognize agencies that design and implement Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) programs that protect and shield high risk communities against hazards and render them more capable of addressing their vulnerabilities and coping from disasters.

Koronadal is this year’s winner under the component city category.