DENR 10 donates lumber
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 28 (PIA) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-10 had donated a total of 15,933.13 board feet of good lumber throught its field offices in support of various local government units (LGUs) in fight against the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
During Talakayan sa PIA, DENR-10 officer-in-charge, Assistant Regional Director Aldrich Resma said they have donated lumbers to help in constructing checkpoints, isolation units and other facilities needed by by local government.
As the country faces the COVID-19 pandemic and while the LGUs are working tirelessly to help flatten the curve of the said threat, DENR-10 had shown its support by donating good lumbers to the LGUs of the three provinces of Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bukidnon.
They have given a total of 4,234.67 bd.ft lumber in Bukidnon, 3,611.46 in Misamis Oriental and 8,089 bd.ft in Misamis Occidental; totalling to 15, 933.13 bd.ft was given as donations to the LGUs.
The said lumbers were used to construct the Bukidnon Inter Agency Task Force Multi Purpose shed for the frontliners under the initiative of Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO)-Bukidnon. In Misamis Oriental, the donated lumbers were used to construct Barangay Isolation Units (BIUs) for Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) and Person Under Investigation (PUIs) and quarantine checkpoints and in Misamis Occidental, the lumbers were utilized for the construction of quarantine facilities and fabrication of isolations rooms for COVID-19 patients as requested by Aloran town and Oroquieta City.
With this, DENR 10 hopes that it can help flatten the curve of the pandemic in support of the Bayanihan To Heal as One Act. (JAKA/PIA10)