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The DENR – XII conducted an interface dialogue with certain regional and field offices’ officials, with the Assistant Secretary for Finance, Information Systems, and Mining Concerns ASEC Engr. Nonita S. Caguioa on July 2, 2021 at Koronadal City.
The said activity aimed to discuss important matters concerning financial, information systems, mining, mechanized nursery, and other related concerns in the region.
Furthermore, a presentation of the financial status of DENR XII Calendar Year 2021 was discussed by the OIC-Chief of Finance Division Gloria M. Silvederio, CPA.
ASEC Caguoia thoroughly analyzed each report of the field offices and gave immediate orders to check and balance financial utilizations and liquidations.
Aside from the DENR XII Financial Status CY 2021, other matters were tackled such as the Status of Agency Action Plan and Status of Implementation (AAPSI) Audit Observation and Recommendation, Construction in Progress, Unserviceable Inventory, Variance of Reports Submitted, and Inventory of Accounts Payable.
The event was attended by the DENR XII Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer, ARD for Management Services ARD Bighani M. Manipula, Ph.D. , selected divisions heads, Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (PENROs/CENROs), with field offices’, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). | Photos by RSCIG
An Entrance Conference between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office XII and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Safe Water Project has been conducted today, June 16.
In this entrance conference, areas of collaboration and possible technical assistance in watershed resources management and governance was identified and joint action plans were discussed in order to meet the objectives of the collaboration.
Safe water is a USAID project aiming to improve water security of water-stressed provinces, LGUs and communities focusing on 3 provinces, namely: a. Sarangani, b. Palawan, and c. Negros Occidental. It is a five-year program which started on November 2019.
Invited and present Key officials were Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Engr. Mama G. Samaon, Conservation and Development Division Chief For. Ali M. Hadjinasser PhD., PENRO South Cotabato Radzak B. Sinarimbo, PENRO Sarangani Renato C. Domingo, CENRO Glan Dr. Rosalinda B. Cortez, CENRO Kiamba and CENRO Gensan Representatives, RBCO Focal Person Gabriel M. Baute and the USAID Safe Water Project Team headed by their Chief of Party, Alma Porciuncula. | (Photos by: DYIBalindong/RSCIG)
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XII through the Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Group (RSCIG) conducted a virtual orientation on solid waste management (SWM), environmental problems, and enforcement procedures on May 26, 2021.
A total of 100 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel and representatives from the Department of Interior and Local Government in the region joined the said online activity.
The orientation aims to acquaint the participants with the facts and concepts involving proper waste segregation as well as forest products apprehension and guidelines of enforcement on environmental laws.
In his message, DENR XII Regional Executive Director (RED) Atty. Felix S. Alicer emphasized the importance of proper waste segregation. He also added that the PNP plays a vital role in implementing the laws in apprehension and confiscation of activities on illegal possession of forest products in the region.
Meanwhile, National Police Commission XII (NAPOLCOM) Regional Director Rodel M. Calo expressed his gratitude to the department for the success of the virtual orientation and encouraged the members of the PNP to do their task not just in keeping the peace but also in ensuring the protection of the environment.
A juvenile Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) was found at Purok Mahogany, Brgy. Kinarum, Magpet, Cotabato last May 14, 2021 by a concerned citizen named ; Crisanto Rebuta.
Rebuta said, he found the raptor in his farm and is unable to fly, it was just sitting on the ground despite his efforts to drive it away. Sensing that something is wrong, Rebuta grabbed and wrapped it in a cloth, then took it home for a temporary shelter before he turns it over to Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) Matalam of North Cotabato.
In a health certificate issued by the Office of the City Veterinarian of Kidapawan, the bird is said to be alert and responsive. There were also no bruises, pains, broken bones, and damaged wings as inspected. They recommended blood examinations to determine a definitive diagnosis.
On May 24, 2021, the eagle was turned over in DENR Regional Office XII and is now under the protection of the Conservation and Development Division and was brought to the Regional Wildlife and Rescue Center at Purok Masagana, Brgy. Blingkong, Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat for further diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
The department is reminding the public to not violate the Republic Act 9147 or the “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act” that aims to conserve the country’s wildlife resources and their habitats for sustainability. Thus, killing, destroying, and inflicting injuries to wildlife are prohibited and are punishable by law.| (Photos by: CENRO Matalam and RSCIG).
The Commission of Audit (COA) is currently presenting the audit observations and recommendations on the result of their audit for CY 2020 National Greening Program, the initiatives implemented by the office and the utilization of agency budgets for the purpose of implementing health protocols in compliance to DBM Circular Letter No. 2020-14 and CSC, DOH and DOLE Memorandum Circular No. 1, Series of 2020.
The conference is being attended by DENR XII Key Officials headed by Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer, Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Dr. Bighani M. Manipula, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Engr. Mama G. Samaon, P/CENRO with division and section heads.
To ensure that COVID 19 protocol on Physical Distancing is being followed, other participants attended the conference virtually.