The UA&P Emergency Response Team (ERT) recently won several awards in the annual “10-in-1 National Fire Brigade Competition 2023” organized by the Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI)ERT bagged for the 4th time the championship in all five events in the Campus and Village category, earning the award for Over-All Champion of the competition. The event was held last March 4 at ARCA South (formerly FTI) DBP Avenue, Western Bicutan, Taguig City.

The members of the winning team are:

Engr. Paul Lazarte (Team Manager)
Arch. Raymund Go (Asst. Manager)
Juliet Dela Cruz (Document Officer)
Andro Gudani (Team Coach)
Camille Anne Del Pilar (Muse)
Jhon Rhyan Saez
Ernesto Temporada
Victor Cuadra
Randy Ventura
Robert Lucas
Jomar Ison
Landie Talisay
Mark John Caulin
Jesie Orlina
Lorena Reducto
Maricel Valencia
Joyce Marie Pascobillo

The competition was held in observance of Fire Safety Month in collaboration with the Bureau of Fire Protection. The annual activity aims to increase awareness and encourage public participation in Fire Safety Training and Education and to develop among members of the fire brigade teams the spirit of bayanihan in the event of fire and other emergencies.