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Maguindanao youth joins WEmboree

 • 01:47 AM Sat Aug 1, 2015
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Edwin Fernandez/DXMS

COTABATO
CITY – Hundreds of students in elementary and high school and colleges in
Maguindanao’s 36 towns have participated in the first ever Wemboree Thursday,
officials said today.

Engr.
Amina Dalandag, Maguindanao interior and local government director, said the
Wemboree aims to instill unity and teamwork in any community activity among the
youth of the province.

Wemboree
was similar to Jamboree where the word Jam” was replace with the word We” to
promote unity and teamwork.

The
two day activity also included youth caravan, lectures on the importance of
unity in diversity, disaster preparedness,health issues and parlor games.DILG
partnered with the local government of Maguindanao, provincial trade and
industry office and Department of Education.The DILG leddisaster resiliency camp dubbed as WEmboree was held in Buluan, Maguindanao.Speaking to the participants, Dalandagemphasized the word ‘WE’ because she stressed thatin times of disasters and calamities, everyone has a role to play, everyone hasresponsibility, especially the youth.She said the youth has thestrength physically and enough in numbers to help save lives and properties during emergencies.Dalandag stressed that in unity, the youth can effectively help in times of disasters and training them during the WEmboree is one step towards saving lives and forming a community that is disaster resilient.

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