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Monday, July 18, 2016

CHR leads intensified info drive on PWD rights for NDPR Week celebration in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, July 18 (PIA) – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Bicol led this year’s celebration of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week in the region on July 17 – 23 with the theme “Karapatan ng May Kapansana Isakatuparan…Now na!”

CHR Bicol director Atty. Arlene G. Alangco said as this year’s host agency of the celebration, member agencies of the Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RCDA) are enjoined to take part in the activities aimed at stepping up the information drive on the rights and privileges of persons with disabilities (PWDs).

The weeklong celebration started July 18 with a motorcade followed by a holy mass and program showcasing success stories, talents and skills of PWDs in the region.

On July 19, a Forum on Air live over DWZR 828-khz will be led by the Philippine Information Agency and to be covered by radio and TV stations. At 2pm, Orientation of Rights and Privileges of PWDs for drivers, conductors and operators will be conducted by the Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) together with the Department of Justice and CHR to be followed at 3pm with posting of stickers on PWD rights in public utility vehicles (PUVs).

“Three teams composed of RCDA member will be simultaneously posting some 500 stickers on PUVs at van, bus and jeep terminals in the region,” Atty. Alangco said.

On July 20-21, the DOH will be leading the 1st Regional Health Summit while advocacy and other activities of RCDA members will be done on July 22 by LGUs in Ligao and Guinobatan and July 29 in Oas Albay.

Poster making contest, exhibit and forum/orientation will be held on July 25-27 at the La Piazza Convention Center.(MAL/SAA-PIA5/Albay)    

- See more at: http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/2571468826002/chr-leads-intensified-info-drive-on-pwd-rights-for-ndpr-week-celebration-in-bicol#sthash.2qyD6aAD.dpuf

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