Jun 132014


The Provincial, City, and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (P/C/M DRRMCs) are respectfully advised to take precautionary measures in view of weather disturbances affecting the country.  These weather disturbances may bring heavy precipitation which may endanger people’s health, safety and livelihood, and the environment. Continue reading »

Climate Change Advocacy Forum for the Youth

MGB-10 joined the launching of the Climate Change Advocacy Campaign of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on July 22, 2014.  The launching was held at N Hotel in Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City.  MGB-10 Information Officer Cecilia Tan and Geologist Daphne Niccole Galero represented the office at the launching.  The Climate Change Advocacy Campaign is a collaboration of the DENR  with the Philippine Information Agency.

Prior to the launching, the PIA-10, in coordination with the DENR-10, conducted a Media Advocacy and Writeshop for Broadcasters Manual for Climate Change on July 9-11, 2014 in Initao, Misamis Oriental.  Resource Continue reading »

Aug 152014

Participants attuned to the presentation of Engr. Daniel S. Belderol on E.O. 79 and DENR-MGB-Devolved Functions to the LGU

MGB-10 conducted the second   series of Summits on “Mining Related Laws”   last July 31, 2014 at the Grand Caprice Restaurant Lim ket kai Center  Cagayan de Oro City. It was attended by more than a hundred small-scale mining operators and sand gravel permit holders  within the Province of Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City.

Highlights of the activity include the presentation on “Revenue Collection Related to Mining” by Mr. Lawrence T. Cabeltes, from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Cagayan de Oro City. The topic drew a lot of queries from the participants on the collection/payment of excise tax. Continue reading »

MINES and Geosciences Bureau-10 Regional Director Rex S. Monsanto urged all local government units to read the Information materials on geologic hazards and review the geohazard maps, “Awareness and preparedness are the most effective prevention and mitigation measures against possible threats of geologic hazards such as landslides and flood”, he said.

The call by Director Monsanto comes as Northern Mindanao, is no longer immune to typhoons and other weather disturbances.  This was experienced during the low pressure area tropical depression “Agaton” event in January, this year, which affected parts of the region. Continue reading »

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