In recognition of the children's capacity to take active part in the advocacy of disaster-related issues, The Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) is staging its 18th annual poster-making contest “APOY, BAGYO, KALAMIDAD: DIBUHONG PAMBATA or ABKD”. Since 1996, ABKD has served as a venue for children to show their creativity and artistic talents, as well as express their views and concerns on disaster-related issues.
ABKD is divided into two categories. Category A is open to children ages 7 to 9, where they are expected to express their ideas on disaster preparedness on any of the following subjects: typhoons or floods, volcanic eruption or lahar, earthquake, fire, landslide or trash slide, and damage to the environment brought about by mining, logging and other development projects.
Category B is for children ages 10 to 12. Artworks under this category should focus on any of the following subjects: drought, red tide or fish kill, infestation, outbreak of diseases or epidemic, armed conflict, and climate change.
Artworks (in any medium) should be drawn on a ¼ illustration board, and must bear a title and a caption, and submitted together with the contestant’s name, age, address, telephone number, school’s name, grade level, and other important information.
Entries must be submitted to CDRC not later than September 16, 2013. For other information, please check ABKD posters and flyers in schools and/or any of the DepEd Regional and Division offices, or call 929-9820 / 22. Visit www.cdrc-phil.com for more details.
Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC)
72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes,
Quezon City, 1104 Philippines