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BORACAY REHABILITATION WORK TO CONTINUE – SAMPULNA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), which heads the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF), has expressed hope that the municipal government of Malay will sustain the gains of the Boracay rehabilitation as the task force’s term ends in June. “We are all excited to complete the rehabilitation of Boracay. But we cannot allow […]

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INCLUDE REHAB IN DISASTER RESPONSE – CAYETANO

Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano said disaster response has to go beyond delivering relief goods and must include rehabilitation as well, as he called on the Senate to pass the bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR). Cayetano made the call as parts of Visayas and Mindanao continue to reel from the aftermath of […]

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PANGILINAN VOWS LONG-TERM REHAB FOR BOAC RIVER

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan assured the people of Marinduque that the Team Robredo-Pangilinan (Tropa) will look for a lasting solution to rehabilitate the Boac River system should it emerge victorious in the May 9 polls. “Kausap namin ang mga bishops at hahanapan natin ng solusyon ang pag-aayos ng problema ng Marinduque river or the […]

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GROUPS JOIN DENR FOR MARIKINA WATERSHED REHAB

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CALABARZON (DENR-Region 4A) has partnered with various non-government organizations for the implementation of a new program aimed at rehabilitating Marikina Watershed through the use of bamboo planting materials. A memorandum of agreement (MOA) was signed that will provide program partners with bamboo production technology training and good agro-forest practices […]

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ROXAS BLVD TO HAVE REPLICA OF FORT DRUM CANNON

To mark the challenges and achievements of the “Battle for Manila Bay” rehabilitation program, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of National Defense (DND) for the installation of a replica of a cannon from Fort Drum along the Roxas Boulevard Baywalk in Manila. Former Secretary Roy Cimatu said […]

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DSWD LAUNCHES YAKAP BAYAN IN SURALLAH, S. COTABATO

Reforming drug users or persons who used drugs (PWUDs) in Surallah, South Cotabato who want to return to the fold of society can now avail of the benefits offered by the Yakap Bayan Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 12 (Soccsksargen). DSWD-12 representative Vincent John Balmaceda urged stakeholders to actively do […]

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ENVIRONMENT OFFICES FORMED FOR MANILA BAY REHAB

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued an administrative order creating Metropolitan Environmental Offices (MEOs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) to strengthen the enforcement of environmental laws and solid waste management programs for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the DENR field offices in Metro Manila will […]

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ZUBIRI FILES ‘PAGLAUM’ BILL FOR ‘ODETTE’ REHAB

Senator Migz Zubiri filed Senate Bill No. 2487 or the Paglaum (Cebuano for hope) Fund of 2022, which appropriates P20 billion for the rehabilitation of provinces affected by Typhoon Odette. “We were in Visayas and Mindanao recently, and we saw just how bad the situation really is on the ground,” Zubiri said. “We really need […]

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MANILA BAY WATER QUALITY IMPROVES IN 2021 – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reported significant gains in the water quality of the bay in 2021 as it vows to carry on its work this year in compliance with the continuing mandamus of the Supreme Court. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said the rehabilitation had a number of achievements due to […]

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DPWH TEAMS SPEND HOLIDAYS AIDING ODETTE-HIT AREAS

“While most are taking a break this holiday season, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Quick Response Teams are out in the field working tirelessly to clear roads and help our kababayans affected by Typhoon Odette.” DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said this as he expressed his appreciation to the men and women of […]