MGB XII INSTALLS LANDSLIDE SIGNAGE IN MAGPET, PROVINCE OF COTABATO
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII installed one landslide warning signage in Barangay Noa and Barangay Bagumbayan in Magpet, Province of Cotabato on May 11-12, 2021.
The signage, “BABALA: ANG LUGAR NA ITO AY DELIKADO SA LANDSLIDE,” is located along the national highway along the boundaries of the said barangays. The area is one of the identified areas as landslide prone that can be triggered by both earthquake and strong rainfall.
GEOHAZARD ADVISORY RE: EFFECTS OF INTER-TROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE (ITCZ) IN SOCCSKSARGEN REGION
Based on PAGASA’s 24 Hour Weather Forecast issued at 4:00AM of May 18, 2021, Davao Region, SOCCSKSARGEN, BARMM and Zamboanga Peninsula will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms . This may bring rains in the region that may trigger landslides in elevated and mountainous areas, while flood may be experienced within low-lying areas adjacent to rivers. Flash flood is also possible along narrow creeks and rivers. Coastal municipalities and barangays in the region may experience surges brought by strong winds which are potential to generate flooding in these areas.
This Office encourages the Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Offices (LDRRMOs) in the region to refer to the MGB-XII geohazard maps and information in identifying safe areas for evacuation and appropriate evacuation routes. Utilization of these maps and data to properly inform residents living in geologically hazardous areas to take precautionary measures is highly encouraged.
If you need more information and assistance on this matter, please feel free to contact us through our telephone numbers (083) 228-6130 or 228-6131.
MGB XII LAUNCHES COASTAL CLEAN-UP AND MANGROVE TREE PLANTING IN BARANGAY TINOTO, MAASIM, SARANGANI
In celebration of Earth Month, a Coastal Clean-Up and Mangrove Tree planting was initiated by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII joined by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Barangay Tinoto, Maasim, Sarangani on April 26, 2021.
A total of 15 sacks of garbage were accumulated during the coastal clean-up. Ocean trash picked up along the coastline area included biodegradable, non-biodegradable and residual wastes. Most of the materials recovered were diapers, PET bottles, rubber, metals, worn-out clothes and wires.
MGB XII NEWS
- MGB XII PARTICIPATES IN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER (EOC) TRAINING
- Monday, 20 September 2021
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII attended the 5-days Emergency Operations Center (EOC) training course conducted by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) XII on September 13 until September 17, 2021 via online Zoom platform.
An EOC is activated in response to an on-going incident or emergency. It can also be in the context of a threat during an event. EOC is a facility equipped with trained personnel and resources that coordinate and support the management of an incident or hazard-prone emergencies. It manages a link between the Incident Command System (ICS) and the Response Clusters.
- MGB XII ATTENDS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH SEMINAR
- Monday, 20 September 2021
MGB XII employees participated the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) seminar in coordination with the JGDC Occupational Safety and Health Consultancy on September 3, 2021 via online Zoom application.
At least 100 participants coming from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XII, DENR-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO), DENR-Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENRO) and MGB Regional Offices attended the seminar.
- GEOHAZARD ADVISORY RE: EFFECTS OF TD JOLINA & SOUTHWEST MONSOON AFFECTING SOCCSKSARGEN REGION
- Tuesday, 07 September 2021
- MGB XII PRESIDES ONLINE PMRB MEETING IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO
- Friday, 20 August 2021
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII Regional Director Engr. Efren B. Carido, chairman of the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB), presided the meeting in the Province of Cotabato on August 5, 2021 via online Zoom platform.
The agenda of the meeting highlights results and evaluation of three (3) Quarry Permit Application for Mountain Mix, Earthfill and Limestone and seven (7) Commercial Sand and Gravel (CSAG) permit applications in the province. An update on the CSAG complaint in the municipality of Matalam and the alleged illegal SAG extraction at Marbel River, Barangay Ilian Riverside, Matalam, Cotabato was discussed. The PMRB members also tackled permit holders with expired permits, database of existing permit holders, and inventory of mineral processing plants.
- MGB XII REGISTERS TO PSA’S PHILSYS ID
- Friday, 20 August 2021
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII employees registered to Philippine ID System (PhilSys) administered by Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) XII personnel on August 13, 2021 held at MGB XII office.
At least 60 employees of MGB XII had successfully registered to PhilSys. Prior to the registration date, MGB XII personnel were given a form to fill out. Upon registration, individual employees underwent screening for the filled-in forms then proceed to PSA XII staff counter for validation of information. It is observed that PhilSys ID specifies personal information in two categories: the demographic data and the biometrics data.