September 29, 2021
With the recent issuance by the NDRRMC of Memorandum No. 98, series of 2021, on the La Nińa Alert issued by PAGASA dated September 15, 2021, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office VIII distributed Geohazard Advisories in the Province of Southern, Leyte.
The advisories intend inform the respective municipality of the higher probability of above normal rainfall in the upcoming months based on the recent climate monitoring and analyses of PAGASA.
Further, the LGUs were also enjoined to implement a concerted and proactive approach in addressing concerns relative to the La Nińa Alert. Moreover, also included in the said advisories are the Geohazard Susceptibility Tabulated per barangay of the concerned LGU.
The distribution was facilitated by Loren Kuizon; Irish Marie Acope; and Arnulfo Eumague, Jr. of the Geosciences Division.