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It's that time to duck, cover, and hold. Regional, bureau, and field employees of DENR-CAR demonstrate unity and preparedness as they participate in the third national simultaneous earthquake drill led by the Office of Civil Defense. This regular, periodic drill aims to prepare employees and raise awareness about how to respond to and prevent damage and casualties during earthquakes.

Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR Assistant Regional Director, Atty. Marcos Bias speak before local chief executives in the Cordilleras and Region 1 during the League of the Municipalities of the Philippines’ Luzon Island Cluster Conference. Bias, through an audio-visual presentation, introduced the priority programs, thrusts and directions of the DENR in a bid to call for and strengthen stakeholder collaboration and mobilization in carrying out environmental programs, programs and initiatives. As response, the local chief executives inquired on some related matters including, but not limited to, solid waste management, environmental impact assessment, protected area management, mining.

In celebration of the ASEAN Month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Cordillera Administrative Region wore their best ASEAN theme inspired outfit to show support and unity with the ASEAN Month’s theme, “ASENA Matters: Epicentrum of Growth”.

During the month of August, member countries gather to celebrate the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Throughout the ASEAN Day celebrations, member nations participate in various activities to promote regional solidarity and showcase ASEAN’s achievements and objectives. The ASEAN is a fast-growing trade block of 10 member states: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Every Monday for the month of July, employees are required to wear their Cordilleran attires in observation of the Cordillera Month. The wearing of such is in recognition of their indigenous identity, culture and heritage.

A workshop for data preparation and cleansing of Enhanced National Greening Program (E-NGP) database, and other Forestry Spatial Database (FSD) using Geographical Information System (GIS) was conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR in a bid to improve its knowledge and information management.