by Eireene Jairee Gomez | Manila TImes

ON Friday, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the dredging activities in one of the three priority sandbars along the Cagayan River is on track and will be completed by July this year.

"We are pressing on to stay on track despite the roadblocks brought about by the onset of the rainy season and the logistical hurdles posed by the coronavirus pandemic. But we are pushing forward to finish clearing the sandbar in Lal-lo, Cagayan by the second or third week of July," said Cimatu, who is also the chairperson of Task Force Build Back Better.

He said the task force had already dredged 253,743 cubic meters or 74 percent of 44,304 cubic meters that make up the 11.4-hectare sandbar in Lal-lo, Cagayan.

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Malaya

San Miguel Corp. is on track to more than double its daily dredging of silt and trash for its P1-billion Tullahan-Tinajeros river system cleanup project from 600 metric tons (MT) per day to 1,500 MT per day for the 11.5-kilometer (km) stretch it is working on.

This covers the initial sections 1-3 of the project from the mouth of the Manila Bay in Navotas City to Tinajeros Bridge, and sections 4-5 from Tinajeros Bridge to Potrero in Malabon and Valenzuela cities. SMC’s five-year project covers the entire 27-km length of the Tullahan-Tinajeros river system.

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LUNGSOD QUEZON, Abril 19 (PIA) -- Inihayag ni Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, Chairman-designate ng Climate Change Commission (CCC), ang isinumiteng “Nationally Determined Contribution” (NDC) ng Pilipinas ang magiging instrumento para umunlad ang ekonomiya sa pamamagitan ng pag-adopt ng modernisado at low carbon na teknolohiya gayundin ang mga pamamaraan na magpapagaan ng krisis sa klima.

Ani Sec. Dominguez, sa papagitan ng NDC, ang ekonomiya ay mas tatatag at mapapanatili ang pag-unlad.

Nauna nang inaprubahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang unang “Nationally Determined Contribution” (NDC) sa bansa para mabawasan ang greenhouse gas (GHG) emission.

 

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Remate

INILUNSAD ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sa pamamagitan ng Gender and Development Office at Climate Change Service ang Climate and Disaster Resiliency Recognition Awards na may titulong “Mga Kwentong KLIMA-likasan Tungo sa Katatagan: A Climate and Disaster Resiliency Recognition Awards.”

Layunin nito na makapagbigay ng pagkilala sa Filipino “movers and workers” na patuloy na gumagawa ng hakbang upang mapalakas ang kampanya laban sa climate and disaster resiliency.

Ang Climate and Disaster Resiliency Recognition Awards na sumusuporta sa Global Good Stories Movement ay layuning mahanap at mabigyan ng pagkilala ang mga kuwento ng bawat indibidwal o grupo kung ano ang epekto ng climate change and disaster sa kanilang komunidad at paano nila ito nabigyan ng solusyon sa pamamagitan ng mga programa sa pagbibigay ng proteksyon sa kanilang kapaligiran at konserbasyon, climate change at disaster risk reduction.

 

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