The Japanese Government is once again poised to donate 22 emergency vehicles to the Bureau of Fire Protection this coming March 25, 2019 in a turn-over ceremony at 9 o’clock in the morning at the BFP National Headquarters, Agham Road, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Diliman, Quezon City. Gracing the occasion will be Secretary Eduardo M Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, and Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines, His Excellency Mr. Koji Haneda, along with City and Municipal Mayors and Representatives of the recipient Local Government Units.

The donation of 14 ambulances, 6 pumpers, and 2 rescue trucks will be added to the BFP’s arsenal of emergency vehicles and will be distributed to select far-flung municipalities and cities in Luzon, specifically in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4A, 5, and Cordillera Administrative Region.
The Japanese government has extended its assistance to the fire suppression capability of the country in multiple occasions. According to Superintendent Dennis A Molo, focal person of this project, a total of 76 emergency vehicles were donated by the government of Japan to the BFP since 2014. ####

List of recipients and type of vehicles for the 4th project entitled:
“Project for Providing Emergency Vehicles to Luzon”
Municipality of Sta. Maria, Pangasinan, Region 1
Municipality of Bauang, La Union, Union
Lasam, Cagayan, Region 2
Municipality of Bayombong, Nueva Viscaya, Region 2
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Valley, Region 2
Munipality of Solano, Nueva Viscaya, Region 2
San Jose City, Nueva Ecija, Region 3
Olongapo City, Zambales, Region 3
Municipality of Sta. Maria, Bulacan, Region 3
Municipality Lubao, Pampanga, Region 3
San Fernando City, Pampanga, Region 3
Municipality of Odiongan, Romblon, R4A
Imus City, Cavite, Region 4A
Calamba City, Laguna, Region 4A
Municipality of Goa, Camarines Sur, Region 5
Ligao City, Albay, Region 5
Baguio City, Benguet, CAR
Municipality of Sta. Marcela, Apayao, CAR
Municipality of Maoyoyao, Ifugao, CAR
Municipality of Lamut, Ifugao, CAR
Municipality of Kiangan, Ifugao, CAR