In consonance to the nationwide campaign of the government “We Heal as One,” the DENR 10 upheld the same last May 15, 2020 when it extended a relief goods assistance to the garbage collectors from Barangay Puntod and Macabalan in this city as well as to the maintenance employees of the regional office.

The recipients were invited at the Office Compound where a short ceremony was conducted while at the same time observing the necessary protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus. In his talk, DENR 10 Regional Executive Director, Arleigh J. Adorable, acknowledged the garbage collectors as frontliners in this global pandemic. He underlined the essential role of the recipients in maintaining the cleanliness of the surrounding through their regular collection of garbage.

Notably, the activity was through the initiative of Environment and Natural Resources Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Inc. and with the support from DENR Employees Association.

A number of similar activities have already been undertaken by the Regional as well as Field Offices of DENR 10, including the donation of logs and lumbers to some Local Government Units in the region for the construction of COVID-19 quarantine facilities and quarters.

Amidst this global pandemic, DENR 10 aims to continue this undertaking for the benefit of the frontliners. #TayoAngKalikasan RPAO MR No. 05-126-2020