Jaldon St. temporarily closed for ‘Tapatan’ event June 19 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 June 2012 14:06

The entire stretch of Mayor Jaldon Street (from junction with Gov. Alvarez to junction Mayor Ledesma St.) will be temporarily closed from 6-9:30 a.m. tomorrow, June 19 to address vehicular traffic that may arise due to the conduct of the Regional Tapatan on Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Adaptation.

This, pursuant to Executive Order CL 458-2012 issued by Mayor Celso Lobregat June 15, 2012 on request of the City Police Office and favourably recommended by the City Administrator’s Office.

The Regional Tapatan on Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Adaptation is a nationwide event organized by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) intended to make local government units disaster free.

The activity is aimed to guide local government units in effectively crafting their respective Local Disaster Reduction Action Plans, and further apprise the local officials of their roles and responsibilities as prime movers in the localities in times of disasters and calamities.

The event for Region 9 will be held at a hotel in Mayor Jaldon Street tomorrow and will be attended by national government officials, LGU officials from all over Zamboanga Peninsula, other guests and resource speakers from all over the country.

Mayor Lobregat in his executive order directed the Zamboanga City Police office traffic section to effect a temporary rerouting of traffic in the area.

Traffic aides are likewise directed to assist the traffic police personnel in their assigned task.

Copies of the EO have been furnished to the OIC-City Police director and the Chief of the Police Traffic Section for implementation and to the DILG-9 director for information. — Sheila Covarrubias