The Provincial Government of Albay (PGA) under the vibrant leadership of Gov. Al Francis C. Bichara  through Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) in support to the celebration of the National Children’s Month with the theme, “NEW NORMAL NA WALANG IWANAN: KARAPATAN NG BAWAT BATA ATING TUTUKAN!”, spearheaded a webinar to identify the risks and harmful effects that the children face in times of public health crisis or pandemic and to distinguish support mechanisms that assure children of their personal safety by discussing the challenges and issues of community stakeholders.

This half-day webinar activity entitled “Ensuring Child Protection in a Pandemic” was discussed by Dr. Salvacion L. Villafuerte, from BU CSSP and acting Resident Psychologist of Bahay Pagasa for Girls. Participants were the LSWDOs, Solo Parent Presidents, KALIPI Federation Presidents, ERPAT Federation Presidents as well as CDW Presidents of Albay.