Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted the workshop on Standardization of Procedures for Lay-outing Final Map Production last January 18-28, 2016 held at Icon Hotel, North Edsa, Quezon City, Philippines.

More than sixty (60) delegates from different regional offices all over the country attended the said event. The workshop aims to produce final lay-out maps of the 1:10,000 scale Geohazard maps of the Philippines. Geologist Abigail June L. Agus, Allen Mark P. Abanilla and Jyreen Joy M. Peñaloga from MGB, Region 11 attended the said event. Over 700 quadrangles for the Region 11 maps have been lay-outed.

These maps shall then be uploaded to the planned android application “Alertong Pinoy” which will showcase Public Alerts, a new way for Filipinos to access relevant natural hazard information and alerts from official sources.