DENR V CONDUCTS CEPA CARAVAN

DENR V CONDUCTS CEPA CARAVAN

In celebration of the World Environment Day and to kick-start the Philippine Environment Month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V conducted the Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness Communication Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) Caravan on June 5, 2017 at the Barangay Multi-Purpose Hall of Puro, Legazpi City.

Local residents, Puro Elementary School students and DENR V employees participated the event.

Topics discussed were the effects of climate change to coastal areas and resources; ecological solid waste management; understanding geohazards, weather bulletins, tropical cyclone, tsunami and earthquake advisories, basic firefighting techniques and fire simulation.

A simultaneous mangrove planting activity was also conducted in the said coastal barangay wherein around 300 mangrove propagules were planted by the members of the Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).

With this year’s Environment Month theme, “Connecting People to Nature,” DENR V intensifies its information, education campaign and community participation to encourage the public to go outdoors, appreciate the beauty and essence of nature and become vanguards of Mother Earth.

OIC, Regional Director Crisanta Marlene P. Rodriguez in her message during the activity, urged the public to keep on supporting the government on its programs to conserve, protect and manage the environment. ###

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DENR, EMB & MGB V CONDUCTS ‘I AM CONNECTED’ TOUR-CUM-SYMPOSIUM

In celebration of the Philippine Environment Month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) and Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V conducted an environmental tour-cum-symposium dubbed as “I am Connected” on June 27, 2017 at the Albay Parks and Wildlife, Bogtong, Legazpi City.

Grade school students and teachers from the Albay Central School participated the event.

With this year’s theme “Connecting People to Nature”, the event aimed to increase the awareness of the participants on the vital role of young people in the protection and conservation of the environment.

Biodiversity, geohazard awareness and ways on how to keep the environment pollution-free were among the topics discussed.

DENR enjoins the youth to become active members of the society and develop social responsibility towards Mother Earth.###

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