TACLOBAN CITY- An official of the Department of Education (DepEd), this city, assured the public that unlike in other areas, no report of sexual abuse involving students has taken place.
However, Nilo Eder, spokesperson of the city schools division, issued an appeal to the students, in particular, to be vigilant.
“The Tacloban city (schools) division is prepared and convergence meeting is done regularly with the schools information officers to disseminate information for the safety and welfare of the children,” Eder added.
Earlier, DepEd has issued its alarm after several cases of sexual abuses involving school children were reported in different parts of the country.
Eder said that while they have not monitored such incident in Tacloban, they are not taking the issue lightly, thus, they are taking some preventive measures.
He said that he directed all the information officers of the city schools division to report any incident, if there is, so the division can act on it immediately.
He also calls on the teacher to remind them their responsibility over their students.