On February 15, 2021, our Office sent a communication request to Mr. Nikkolo Paolo E. Atabelo, the School Principal of Philippine Academy of Sakya Davao, Inc. for their precious virtual time for the conduct an Information, Education and Communication (IEC) to Earth Sciences students and teachers on “Understanding Geohazards”

On March 11, 2021 MGB XI hosted the conduct of IEC on “Understanding Geohazards”. Opening remarks was being delivered by Atty. Rosario Ninfa Dumagan III, Attorney III with concurrent capacity as the OIC, Finance and Administration Division in behalf of the Regional Director. Supervising Geologist Herbert T. Villano presented the IEC on “Understanding Geohazards” to thirty seven (37) participants from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics-Eleven (STEM-11) Students and Mr. Joseph Milallos, SHS Faculty (Science Subject). The event was formally closed by the Chief Geologist, Miss Beverly Mae M. Brebante.

Mr. Villano discussed with a powerpoint presentation the geohazards namely; landslide, flood, Karst Subsidence Mitigationg Measures and MGB Geohazard Mapping. Some issues and concerns in Karst Terrain were raised and addressed.

Feedback form was made for the participants to accomplish using the “microsoft form” and majority rating of the feedback for the event is “Excellent” from twenty-eight (28) respondents.