Assistance during Disasters (Public Service) – Ucab, Itogon – Ompong Disaster (K-9 Search)
On September 2017, search-and-rescue dogs have been deployed in Ucab, Itogon by the UP Vanguard and MMDA K9 Corps during the retrieval operations for victims of landslides caused by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). These dogs have undergone the UP-MMDA-Vanguard K9 Program training in U.P. Diliman, which was spearheaded by the U.P. Resilience Institute, the MMMDA K9 Corps, the UPROTC and the UP Vanguard UPandREADY Team.