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May 24, 2022

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As a result of the concluded monitoring of the Multipartite Monitoring Team (MMT) on the Homonhon Lateritic Nickel/Iron Project of Nickelace, Inc. in Homonhon Island, Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the MMT conducted an Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) campaign in Brgys. Pagbabangnan and Culasi, Homonhon on May 18, 2022. The two barangays are among the impact communities of the said project.

The pulong-pulong was attended by the residents, barangay officials, representatives of Verum Terra Geosciences, Inc., Techiron Resources, Inc., and Global Min-Met Resources, Inc.

The main objective of the activity is to inform the public on the recent activities of the companies, their compliances to the terms and conditions of the permit, and the implementation of the approved programs. In the IEC, findings and observations during the monitoring were disclosed to the public. The MMT also solicited issues and concerns from the locales to be addressed upon.