At least five violators of the city’s Zoning Ordinance who constructed buildings in the City’s landslide-prone Shrine Hills will face charges, a city official said Wednesday, October 11.
The hills which the faithful associate with the saints needed to be protected, they said. The message was more than a prayer. It was a petition to the government. The year was 2006. At the time, to talk about things related to climate change were barely taken seriously.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) expressed concern on the country’s lack of people involved in raptor conservation and research.
The traffic caused by the ongoing road clearing operations along the Maa-Carlos P. Garcia Highway commonly known as the Diversion Road will probably affect commuters and motorist until this week.
Operations to clear the Diversion Road here from mud and debris flow due to a landslide that struck at dawn on Friday, October 6, have passed City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s 48-hour deadline.
The city government at 5pm Sunday released an advisory that the Diversion Road will remain closed on Monday, October 9, “because the portion of Shrine Hills where the landslide occured has not been declared safe for passage by the engineers due to the clearing operations.”
City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has set a 48-hour timeframe to clear the road after a landslide struck a portion of the Maa-Carlos P. Garcia highway on Friday dawn, October 6.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Commuters and motorists found themselves trapped in heavy traffic this weekend as a portion of the…
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.