IBC 2019 kicks off in Mati

The International Biodiversity Conference 2019 kicks off in the City of Mati as several international delegates arrived since Monday for the 3-day event. IBC 2019 will convene around the theme “Biodiversity for the People: From Ridge to Reefs”. Attendees are researchers, environmental managers, and other stakeholders who are taking strategic actions in mainstreaming opportunities to […]

Bong Go pushes for creation of Department of Disaster Resilience

Citing the vulnerability of the country to natural disasters, such as earthquakes and typhoons, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Monday, November 11, said that it is time for the establishment of a Department of Disaster Resilience to mitigate the consequences and take a more proactive approach to such calamities.  The proposed measure is currently […]

Families in landslide-prone villages in Davao ordered evacuated

DAVAO CITY — At least 41 families living in different areas here have been advised to evacuate due to the danger of landslides. In a statement sent on Sunday by the City Information Office, the call came after a city government housing team validated that the ground structures in five areas of the city had […]

Mati LGU turns over P800K cheque to Bansalan and Magsaysay

City of Mati officials led by City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Charlemagne Bagasol and former councilor Allan Andrada, who represented Mayor Michelle Nakpil Rabat, formally turned over the P800,000 financial aid to Bansalan and Magsaysay municipalities most affected by the series of strong tremors that hit Mindanao last month. The Mati officials left […]