HEADQUARTERS, 1003RD Brigade, Davao City – – A loudspeaker operations to heighten the awareness of the public on combatting the COVID-19 pandemic is launched by the unit within its area of operations on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

Along with its four sub-units, the 3rd, 16th, 89th and 56th Infantry Battalions used vehicles mounted with loudspeakers, visiting communities while playing important announcements on how people can help avoid the spread of COVID 19.

Through the operations conducted, the unit was able to simultaneously reach a wide expanse of people across Davao City and Davao Del Norte province.

A loudspeaker operation is an activity under the Civil Military Operations of the Philippine Army aimed to provide correct information to the people at the right time especially during disaster.

Colonel Nolasco A Mempin, Commander of the 1003rd Brigade said “We are enjoining our citizens to heed to the government’s call to unite against the threat of COVID 19. Let’s stay home, wear facial mask when going out and observe social distancing.