GEOHAZARD THREAT ADVISORIES FOR LGUS IN COTABATO
RE: TROPICAL DEPRESSION VICKY
As per PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin #2 issued at 08:00am of December 18, 2020, Tropical Depression Vicky will bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains within the region in the next 24 hours. Residents in these areas are advised to take precautionary measures and continue monitoring for updates, especially the local rainfall or thunderstorm advisories and heavy rainfall warnings from PAGASA Regional Services Division (PRSD). Flooding and rain-induced landslides may occur in highly to very highly susceptible areas during heavy or prolonged rainfall (http://bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/tropical-cyclone/severe-weather-bulletin/2?fbclid=IwAR2CYIbDhB9lwSrUBfMJNmtV8Lk2BGfQJRJYzb1yrEr5zew3DPU5Yk5BSBM).
- Cotabato Province Threat Advisory
- Alamada Threat Advisory
- Aleosan Threat Advisrory
- Antipas Threat Advisory
- Arakan Threat Advisory
- Carmen Threat Advisory
- Kabacan Threat Advisory
- Kidapawan City Threat Advisory
- Libungan Threat Advisory
- Magpet Threat Advisory
- Makilala Threat Advisory
- Matalam Threat Advisory
- Midsayap Threat Advisory
- Mlang Threat Advisory
- Pigcawayab Threat Advisory
- Pikit Threat Advisory
- Presedent Roxas Threat Advisory
- Tulunan Threat Advisory
MGB CELEBRATES 122nd FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII celebrated the 122nd Founding Anniversary of the MGB along with the National Climate Change Consciousness Week Celebration with the theme, “Adapting for a Sustainable Future.”
As part of the "Mining Month," the plantitos and plantitas of MGB XII filled the urban garden of OneMGB12 with ornamental plants on November 13, 2020. The OneMGB12 urban garden was launched at the office building rooftop last June 2020 wherein MGB XII personnel planted vegetable seeds. The employees had been harvesting vegetables that include spinach, squash, pechay, okra and radish.
MGB XII HOLDS “SALAMAT MABUHAY” PROGRAM FOR RETIRING PERSONNEL
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII held last November 24, 2020 a “Salamat, Mabuhay Program” dedicated to four (4) MGB personnel who will retire from public service.
The MGB XII retirees include Mike P. Diamel, Supervising Science Research Specialist of the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD), who served for 34-years, Annabelle B. Gonzales, Planning Officer II of the Office of the Regional Director (ORD), 43 years , Ali Z. Mangelen, Administrative Assistant III, 34 years and Bolawan D. Hassan, Administrative Assistant II, 31 years, both designated at the Finance and Administrative Division (FAD).
MGB XII NEWS
- ADVISORY FOR SMALL-SCALE MINING, QUARRY AND SAND AND GRAVEL OPERATORS IN REGION XII
- Wednesday, 26 May 2021
- MGB XII CONDUCTS COASTAL VULNERABILITY ASSESMENT IN REGION XII
- Friday, 21 May 2021
A Coastal Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping was conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII Geohazard and Engineering Geology Section (GhEGS) in Kalamansig and Lebak, Province of Cotabato.
The assessment included the use of the Coastal Integrity Vulnerability Assessment Tool (CIVAT), shoreline mapping and documentation of shoreline characteristics, beach profiling and sediment sampling.
- MGB XII INSTALLS LANDSLIDE SIGNAGE IN MAGPET, PROVINCE OF COTABATO
- Friday, 21 May 2021
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
- Tuesday, 18 May 2021
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
- Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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.