AGUSAN DEL SUR, March 2 (PIA) -- The Philippine Red Cross Agusan del Sur Chapter (PRC-AdS) exceeded in most of its targets as presented in their annual accomplishment report for the year ending December 31, 2011.
All non-trainers training on basic disaster management, standard disaster management training, community based disaster management training and disaster response registered 160 percent against target, while trainers training on disaster response course and disaster management course registered 600 percent each.
During last year’s floods, PRC-AdS record showed excellent performance of 777 percent in extending technical aid to municipalities and barangays affected. Although records show that only 37 percent or 687 persons were served of relief goods in the municipal level, it registers 125 percent or 3,199 persons were served in the barangay level. But due to shortage of relief goods packed in bags, the number of relief goods distributed were only 57 percent or 687 bags against target of 1,200 bags.
On blood services, donors recruitment record shows that new individual donors were not met when only 1,698 were recruited against the target of 1,800. However, repeat blood donors increased by 315 individual donors hitting 150 percent.
Targeting 100 recipients in nutrition feeding, PRC-AdS had served 1,932, registering 1,932 percent, while another 201 percent were registered when the chapter targeted 100 persons for community health care and hitting 201.
In the dissemination and prevention education on HIV, dengue, H1N1 and other illnesses, PRC- AdS also exceeded by 20 percent after registering 300 persons served against the 250 target. Mobilization of volunteers also hit the same percentage with the same targeted figures. PRC-AdS also exceeded in all three other public health services when they registered 34 hygiene promoter against 30, targeted 150 person to be reached and recorded 164 person reached. The number of volunteers to be mobilized were targeted to 30 persons but the persons that were actually mobilized were 32.
“We will be coming up with reports on what we did in our social services when we reconcile our records. But I am sure that we also exceeded in almost all of our targets,” said PRC-AdS administrator Christyll Basan. (PIA-Agusan del Sur)