Jun 132012


Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and
Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

Issued at 5:00 a.m., 25 July 2014
Valid beginning: 5:00 a.m. today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow

Synopsis:

Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon. Meanwhile, at 4:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,020 km East of Northern Mindanao (9.0ºN, 136.5ºE). Continue reading »

As part of the National Disaster Consciousness Month Celebration 2014, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) initiated the conduct of a Coastal Clean-Up, Tree Planting and Tree Growing activities last July 9, 2014 led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Regional Office No. 10 (DENR-10) with the Mines Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. 10 (MGB-10) as focal agency, being a member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Council.

A total of seventy (70) representatives from the different participating government agencies lead by MGB-10 converged at Barangay Gusa coastal area and gathered fifteen (15) sacks of litters and various wastes. Continue reading »

One Unit Caterpillar Backhoe Model 320D bearing Body and Engine No. PFKLAO8468* was apprehended by the Iponan Anti-Illigeal Mining Team during their operation last June 26-27, 2014 against illegal mining operations along the stretch of Iponan River.

The apprehending Team was composed of five (5) MGB-10 technical personnel and representatives from multi-sectoral agencies like the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CLENRO) of Cagayan de Oro, Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) of Misamis Oriental, Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC), CENRO Initao , Regional Public Safety Battalion, Local Media and SULOG (Umbrella of civil groups in Cagayan de Oro City). Continue reading »

The first of the series of Mining Summits on “Mining Related Laws”   was conducted on June 8, 2014 at the Elena Tower Inn, Brgy. Tibanga in Iligan City. The activity was in coordination with the Local Government Units of the Province of Lanao del Norte and Iligan City Environmental Management Office (CEMO). The Summit was designed to update quarry and sand and gravel operators within Lanao del Norte and Iligan City on mining policies and related laws. It was also aimed to address queries, issues and concerns from the participants relative to their mining operations.

Invited speakers during the activity were from the Department of Interior and Local Government Unit, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, Cooperative Development Authority Environmental Management Bureau and representatives from Lafarge Iligan, Inc. representing large scale mining operation and speaker from the small-scale mining operators of Iligan City

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