DENR-XI celebrates Women’s Month 2018


“We press release - denr-xi celebrates womens month 2018 resizedMake Change Work for Women” is this year’s theme for Women’s Month. This said theme, which shall be used from 2017 to 2022, highlights the empowerment of women as active contributors to the claimholders of development of which in pursuit of development, it is anchored on the commitment of “Malasakit at Pagbabago” or True Compassion and Real Change.

It also emphasizes that women should be active drivers in bringing about positive changes which can be made possible by empowering women and enabling them to engage with other development stakeholders.

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DENR-XI intensifies monitoring of Samal coastal waters, beach resorts


With press release - denr-xi intensifies monitoring of samal coastal waters resizedthe current environmental problems of Boracay Island, Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-XI) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will intensify its regular monitoring on the coastal waters and beach resorts of Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) in Davao del Norte.

Through the creation of the Regional Inter-Agency Technical Committee (RIATC) last year, EMB-XI has been working closely with the Department of Health, Department of Tourism and the concerned Local Government Units to conduct surveillance and alert the public on the state of water quality of beaches as these are frequently visited by both domestic and foreign tourists.

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8888 Hotline Orientation Workshop Held


Department of 8888 hotline orientation workshop held  resizedEnvironment and Natural Resources together with the Office of the President recently conducted a 2-day orientation workshop for the institutionalization of 8888 Hotline participated in by selected DENR employees from the Mindanao Cluster. This is the fourth and the last of the 8888 Hotline orientation workshop series conducted by the said agencies.

With President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s 2nd SONA pronouncement, 8888 Citizens Complaint Hotline was launched to ensure quick response of complaints as required under Executive Order 6 or the Institutionalizing the 8888 Citizens’ Complaint Hotline and Establishing the 8888 Citizens’ Complaint Center.

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DENR deploys "Mission Team" to Boracay


A 50-member denr deploys mission team to boracay 1   resized"mission team" composed of personnel from six DENR regional offices were deployed to Boracay to address the environmental issues thereat.

DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said that the mission of the team will be to rehabilitate and restore Boracay in becoming a paradise again. The island will be divided into 6 areas and each of the six regions will be assigned an area to work on.

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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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