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The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – X held the culmination program for the recent observance of National Disaster Resilience Month and the Gawad KALASAG awarding ceremony at The Mallberry Suites Business Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City on August 10, 2017.  Several local chief executives were present, including Cagayan de Oro City Mayor, Hon. Oscar S. Moreno.

Provincial, city, municipal, and barangay local disaster risk reduction and management officers and representatives of various institutions were on hand to receive their Gawad KALASAG awards from RDRRMC-X officials led by RDRRMC-X Chairperson and Office of Civil Defense-X Regional Director Liza Mazo. Continue reading »

Regional Director Rex S. Monsanto addressing the DENR-X community on the occasion of “National Disaster Resilience Month” during the Monday convocation hosted by MGB-X on July 17, 2017

THE MONTH OF JULY USED TO BE OBSERVED AS THE NATIONAL DISASTER CONSCIOUSNESS MONTH.

PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE ISSUED EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 29 ON JUNE 28, 2017 RENAMING THE NATIONAL DISASTER CONSCIOUSNESS MONTH TO NATIONAL DISASTER RESILIENCE MONTH AND SHIFTING ITS FOCUS FROM DISASTER AWARENESS BUILDING TO DISASTER RESILIENCE.

DISASTER RESILIENCE PERTAINS TO THE ABILITY OF INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STATES TO ADAPT TO AND RECOVER FROM THE EFFECTS OF HAZARDS AND DISASTERS THROUGH EFFECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT.  Continue reading »

MGB-10 Regional Director Rex S. Monsanto delivers his message to the IEC participants and talks on the National Geohazard Mapping and Assessment Program.

After covering 5 provinces, 9 cities, and 84 municipalities, the DENR-Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Northern Mindanao concluded its IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awareness and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction).  The last leg of the IEC activity was  conducted for the municipal and barangay officias of the municipalities of Baungon, Libona, Malitbog, and Manolo Fortich, all of Bukidnon province.

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.  Also invited were the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers, Municipal Government Operations Officers, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers, Municipal Planning and Development Coordinators, Municipal Engineers, and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officers. The IEC activity was held at the Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center, Limketkai Center, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on May 30, 2017. Continue reading »

The members of the Review and Evaluation Committee  on the 3 MPSAs of Holcim Resources Development Corporation headed by MGB-10 Regional Director Rex S. Monsanto and the  Multi-sectoral team comprising representatives from the Department of the  Interior and Local Government and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples,–Iligan, Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Agriculture, Department of Science and Technology, City Environment and Natural Resources Office of Iligan City, ENRO, Misamis Oriental and from LGU, Lugait. Continue reading »

IEC (Information, Education, Communication) on Geologic Hazards and Disaster Awareness and Preparedness (Disaster Risk Reduction) were conducted for the municipal and barangay officias of the municipalities of Damulog, Dangcagan, Don Carlos, Kadingilan, Kibawe, and Kitaotao, all of Bukidnon province. 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. Also invited were the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers, Municipal Government Operations Officers, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers, Municipal Planning and Development Coordinators, Municipal Engineers, and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officers.

The IEC was held at the Don Carlos Municipal Gymnasium on May 5, 2017. Continue reading »

Human Resource Management Officers and Practitioners of Region X converged on May 22-24, 2017 at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel for the 2017 Regional Council of Human Resources Management Officers/Practitioners Congress.
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Following the number of earthquakes affecting various parts of the country, including with epicenter in Wao, Lanao del Sur  in Mindanao on April 12, 13, and 16, 2017, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau regional office took the opportunity when it was its turn to host the DENR regional office Monday convocation on April 17, 2017 to conduct an IEC on earthquake and tsunami awareness and preparedness. Continue reading »

In order to provide an avenue for important policies and updates to be cascaded down the line of command, the Finance and Administrative Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. X spearheads the conduct of a General Meeting cum Employees’ Day last April 24, 2017 at the MGB-X Conference Room.

To ensure that usual office transactions will not be disrupted, personnel were divided into two (2) batches. Mr. Jerome N. Ventic, Chief Administrative Officer discussed on Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS) delving more on its purpose and relevance in the current public service setting it being output driven. He also mentioned that SPMS is one of the bureaucracy’s strategy in recognizing and rewarding the efforts of its employees. ISO initiatives of the regional office was also discussed highlighting the different training programs that have been conducted in pursuit to become an ISO Certified regional office in its Quality Management System. Continue reading »

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