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 […]

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 […]

Flashflood displaces Davao City residents

(Video from Ako si Momaii’s FB) Rushing floodwaters displaced several residents of Tugbok and Bangkal areas in Davao City on Wednesday afternoon, August 28. Flashfloods were reported in Kilometer 20 Barangays Los Amigos and Balengaing in Tugbok District around 4:30 p.m. Heavy rains were reported in the said that caused the rushing floodwaters. Emergency teams […]