In response to the letter requests from various Local Government Units (LGUs) of Misamis Occidental, DENR 10 - Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Oroquieta City donated logs and lumbers for the construction of COVID-19 quarantine facilities and quarters in their respective jurisdictions.

These quarantine facilities and quarters shall be used to accommodate the Persons Under Monitoring and Persons Under Investigation in Oroquieta City and municipalities of Aloran and Jimenez. In particular, the LGU of Oroquieta City received 859 pieces of lumbers (mahogany, falcata, marang and gmelina) with a total volume of 3,849.99 bd. ft last April 20, 2020.

Meanwhile, the LGU of Aloran received logs and lumbers (mahogany and narra) with a volume of 4,240 bd. ft. on April 23, 2020. Likewise, a total volume of 3,760.88 bd. ft. of logs and lumbers (mahogany, gmelina and mangium) was received by the LGU of Jimenez last April 28, 2020. The said logs and lumbers given to the two municipalities were derived from the trees affected by the road widening project of the DPWH.

DENR 10 remains committed to support the relentless efforts of the government to suppress the proliferation of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. (With report from PENRO Misamis Occidental) #TayoAngKalikasan RPAO MR No. 05-123-2020