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Cordilleran from Baguio, recognized among Outstanding Filipinos

Photo Courtesy || Metrobank Foundation

Cordillera - A proud Cordilleran from Baguio city was among the top 10 Outstanding Filipinos recognized by Metrobank Foundation.

TSgt. Jake P. Belino's operational experience and technical expertise have landed him in commanding roles of several disaster or incident response activities, primarily in the management of missing persons and those who departed, as well as search, rescue, and retrieval operations.

Among his notable stints were leading the organized teams during the Marawi strife and mass casualty landslide in Benguet due to Typhoon Ompong. 

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The local government likewise taps TSgt. Belino for his know-how and field experience in emergency response as well as Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. 

The Department of Interior and Local Government adopted his tactical innovations in authoring the country’s first training package for management of dead and missing persons (MDM) which was cascaded to different regions.

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The Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos is a career-service award for Filipino exemplars in the academe, military and police sectors. For 2021, there are 10 awardees—four teachers, three soldiers and three police officers. Each awardee will receive a cash prize of P1 million each (net of tax), a golden medallion, and “The Flame” trophy during the conferment ceremonies on Sept. 2, 2021, during Metrobank’s 59th anniversary celebration.

source || Metrobank Foundation



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