About 40 families here are ordered on Friday, October 6 by the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council to move out from their residences where the area has been considered “highly dangerous zones”.
The speedy confirmation of Roy Cimatu as the secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) only confirms that he is “the right man for big business plunderers and polluters,” an environmental group said.
About 228 forest guards are set to meet with City Mayor Sara Duterte in a gathering next month.
City officials are warning residents here on the possibility of landslide in some areas after monitoring the cracks on the ground.
The series of earthquakes that struck Lanao del Sur on Sunday, September 24, is estimated to have caused P10 million worth of damages, the province’s Municipal Risk Reduction and Management Office said.
An environmental health group is warning city officials here that adopting a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility might do more harm than good.
The 5.4-magnitude quake that struck Wao town in Lanao del Sur province on Sunday morning caused 5 cases of minor injuries, totally damaged 4 buildings and partially damaged about 100 houses, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) reported.
A tectonic earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted parts of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur provinces early morning on Sunday, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) 10.
An environmentalist group here believed that expansion of parks and green spaces within highly urbanized cities like Davao City would be one of the solutions to the flooding problem.
Aware of the destruction brought upon by open-pit mining to the environment, President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling to ban all open pit mining operations in the country.