By virtue of the President’s Executive Order No. 29 signed on June 28, 2017, the Disaster Month was renamed from National Disaster Consciousness Month to National Disaster Resilience Month. The observance highlights the shift from disaster awareness to disaster resilience.
With the theme “Connecting People to Nature”, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) - Oriental Mindoro with the participation of CENRO Socorro, PNP Maritime personnel and LGU of Brgy. Wawa conducted a mangrove planting in support to the celebration of Environment Day 2017.
About Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office
Executive Order No. 192 mandates the DENR to be the primary government agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources, specifically forest and grazing lands, mineral resources, including those in reservation and watershed areas, and lands of the public domain, as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources as may be provided for by law in order to ensure equitable sharing of the benefits derived therefrom for the welfare of the present and future generations of Filipinos.