“One of the functions of MGB XII is to assist in geohazard assessments. We inform the LGUs of the geologic conditions of areas and recommend what may be done.”

RD Gacad pointed out that the common impression is that MGB identifies the relocation site. He, however, reiterated that the LGUs identify the area, MGB XII presents its findings and recommendations to the LGU and the latter makes a more informed decision guided by the former’s recommendations.