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Dec 052016

Officiating Priest, Msgr. Rey Manuel S. Monsanto, SSJV beside younger brother, MGB-10 Regional Director Rex S.Monsanto along with Engr. Daniel S. Belderol, Chief, Mine Management Division, (beside RD Monsanto) , Admin and Finance Chief, Jerome N. Ventic(beside Msgr. Rey) and Engr. Rodante B. Felina, Chief Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is celebrating its 118th Anniversary this month of November anchored on the theme “MGB: Working in Partnership with Communities towards Minerals Development”. Major activities conducted for the Anniversary were held in Baguio City, which is home to seven large scale gold and copper mining operations.

MGB-10 Regional Office had its local celebration last November 28, 2016 which started with a Holy Mass officiated by Msgr. Rey Manuel S. Monsanto, SSJV, JCD, HP at the MGB-10 Conference Room. Part of the celebration was the VAWC (Violence Against Women) Orientation with Atty. Jerlie P. Luis-Requerme, Presiding Judge, 3rd MCTC Impasugong, Sumilao, Buikdnon being the speaker.

The highlight of the 118th celebration was the recognition of MGB -10 staff who have served from 15 to 35 years of dedicated public service. Awardees were given a Plaque of Recognition and a token. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION MARCE
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 8:00 PM, 23 November 2016

TROPICAL DEPRESSION “MARCE” HAS MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE WESTWARD TOWARDS MINDANAO. Continue reading »

Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. presented a paper entitled, “Bajau Housing and Disaster Risk Reduction” during the 2016 Annual MGB Technical Forum held at the Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga on November 11-12, 2016.

The paper presented the request by the Psychosocial Association of the Philippines-Cagayan de Oro (PSAP-CDO) to provide housing for the Bajaus in Barangay Bayabas, Cagayan de Oro City and the non-favorable recommendation by the DENR and MGB regional offices and by the MGB Central Office.  The paper proposed for closer coordination and review of policies among the various sectors of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources….for after all, we share a common mission – to save lives, to protect property, to avoid the unnecessary waste of funds, to protect the environment.  The policy in question is the granting of the Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC). Continue reading »

The DENR-Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Region 10 provided the provincial, municipal, and barangay governments of Camiguin their detailed landslide and flood hazard maps.   The maps were received by Honorable Governor Maria Luisa Romualdo and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, Felicisimo Gomez, from MGB-10 Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. and Chief Administrative Officer Jerome Ventic at the Office of the Governor, Provincial Capitol in Mambajao, Camiguin on October 20, 2016.

Honorable Governor Maria Luisa Romualdo of Camiguin (second from right) and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Felicisimo Gomez (left) receiving the detailed landslide and flood hazard maps for the provincial, municipal, and barangay governments of Camiguin from MGB-10 Chief Administrative Officer Jerome Ventic (second from left) and Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. (right), at the Office of the Governor, Provincial Capitol in Mambajao, Camiguin on October 20, 2016.

IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awareness and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) held at the City Gymnasium of Oroquieta, Misamis Occidental on September 27, 2016….

IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awarenes and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) was conducted for city, municipal and barangay officials and representatives of cities and municipalities of Misamis Occidental.   Participants included the Punong Barangays, the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (BDRRMOs), representatives from every barangay from the women’s, senior citizens, PWD, and youth sectors, the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (LDRRMOs), the Local Government Operations Officers, the Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers, the Local Planning and Development Coordinators, the Local Engineers, the Local Social Welfare and Development Officers, and the Local Chief Executives or their representatives.  Continue reading »

Weather Forecast

Posted by Geosciences at 8:06 AM News
Sep 082016

At 4:00 AM Today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 40 km west of Lumbia, Cagayan De Oro City (8.4°N, 124.2ºE). Southwest monsoon affecting Extreme Northern Luzon.

24-Hour Public Weather Forecast in PDF file

MGB-10 Chief Geologist Osin A. Sinsuat, Jr., Resource Speaker, on August 19, 2016, for DepEd Division of Bukidnon

The Office of Civil Defense-10 is conducting a series of DRRM (Disaster Risk Reduction and Management) orientation for public sector employees.  For 2016, the target is to train DRRM focal persons from the different DepEd divisions in the region.

The training aims to orient the participants on the basic concepts of DRRM, the Philippine DRRM System, and the National DRRM Framework.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau was requested to discuss on Geologic Hazards: Landslide and Subsidence.

The orientation-training was held at the Apple Tree Hotel in Opol, Misamis Oriental  on August 17-19, 2016; August 22-24, 2016; and August 24-26, 2016.

MGB-10 Geologist Maruel C. Silverio, Resource Speaker, on August 24, 2016, for DepEd Division of Misamis Oriental….

….and on August 26, 2016, for DepEd Division of Lanao del Norte.

IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awareness and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) held at the Municipal Gymnasium of Talisayan, Misamis Oriental on August 10, 2016….

IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awarenes and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) was conducted for barangay officials and representatives of the municipalities of eastern Misamis Oriental.   Participants included the punong barangays, barangay disaster risk reduction and management officers (BDRRMOs), and representatives from every barangay from the women’s, senior citizens, PWD, and youth sectors.

The municipalities were divided into three clusters and held in 3 occasions and 3 venues– on August 10, 2016 at the municipal gymnasium of Talisayan, Misamis Oriental; on August 12, 2016 at the municipal gymnasium of Salay, Misamis Oriental; and on August 16, 2016 at the municipality of Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. Continue reading »

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