DENR-XI Joins Nationwide Earthquake Drill

The Regional Office6-29 press release of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI together with the Environmental Management Bureau-XI join the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at 2:00 PM today, June 29, 2017. This activity was witnessed and assessed by a team composed of members from the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC-XI) led by Sean Hannibal Jabile of CAAP.

The team gave DENR-XI a 'Very Satisfactory' rating.

The said nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill, which is initiated by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), aims to teach the people how to respond to earthquakes by doing duck, cover and hold approach.

Videos were also shown after the drill to further demonstrate to the employees how to execute the duck, cover and hold approach properly.

Other members of the RDRRMC who witnessed and assessed DENR-XI employees during the drill were: Melanie Bonita of DOLE; 2Lt Crisanto Soriano of RCDG and Marlon Nalla of Kabalikat Civicom.


DENR-XI celebrates World Wetlands Day

Anchored 2-2 inland wetlands banaybanay resizedon the theme “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future. Urban wetlands making cities liveable“, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-XI) celebrates World Wetlands Day with a field exposure at Malagos Watershed and conduct of lecture series activities to highlight the importance of wetlands and its significance to biodiversity.
With the aim to intensify its information drive on wetlands and biodiversity, DENR-XI Regional Director Ruth M. Tawantawan urged all DENR field offices in the region to conduct various Information, Education, Communication (IEC) campaigns in their respective provinces.

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