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Monthly Archives: March 2016

PNoy visits typhoon Nona affected area

President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro on 23 December 2015. The activity was participated by selected cabinet secretaries and RDRRMC, PDRRMC, and MDRRMC members. Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. presented a report on the damages from typhoon Nona in the province based on the initial assessment of the MDRRMCs. The cabinet secretaries and RDRRMC member agencies reported the status of response operations in the province. The President instructed the cabinet secretaries to validate the data […]

RPMC monitors Yolanda projects in Coron, Palawan

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) composed of NEDA, DILG and PPDO Palawan conducted monitoring of Yolanda projects in Coron, Palawan on 26-29 November 2015. Monitored were Yolanda funded projects such as: the proposed housing locations; coliseum; public market; and water impounding system. The team also conducted focused group discussion (FGD) with the beneficiaries provided with AHON boats from BFAR livelihood project and the Brgy. Borac beneficiaries of various government assistance. The proposed housing for those affected by typhoon Yolanda […]

NNC 4-B coordinates with WFP for the prevention of acute malnutrition in Abra de Ilog

World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger and promoting food security, is partnering with NNC Mimaropa in a project entitled “Prevention of Wasting (Acute Malnutrition) in the Calamity and El Nino-affected and selected areas in the Philippines.” Having a pervasive number of acutely malnourished children among other regions, which might have been worsened by the recent hit of typhoon Lando and Nona and the impending El Niño, the World Food Programme listed MIMAROPA as one of […]

DSWD conducts regional learning forum

With its upcoming compact closure with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) this May 2016, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Millennium Challenge Account-Philippines (MCA-P), together with the DSWD 4-B, recently conducted the KALAHI CIDSS MCC regional learning forum on 25 January at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ortigas, Quezon City. The said activity gathered community volunteers, local chief executives, municipal area coordinators, and national government agency representatives across the region as well as partners from MCA-P and MCC. The […]

RDC holds Full Council meeting in Occidental Mindoro

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 53rd RDC full council meeting held on December 4, 2015 in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro. RDC 4-B Chairman and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presided the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali. Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez, acting Marinduque Governor Romulo A. Bacorro, directors and representatives of regional line agencies, local government units, and private sector representatives. The matters endorsed […]