Wetlands Disappearing: Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay
MetadataShow full item record
President Rodrigo Duterte placed Boracay Island under a state of calamity. Only four out of nine wetlands in the island remain due to the illegal encroachment of structures, he said. The structures included 937 illegally constructed on forestlands and wetlands, as well as 102 erected on areas already classified as easements.
Golez, P. & Silubrico, R. (2018, April 27). Wetlands Disappearing: Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay. Panay News, pp. 1, 14.
Associated contentOnline version
Wetlands; Flooding; Tourism; Environmental restoration; Coliforms; Pollution; Waste water; Wastewater treatment; Governments; Environmental protection; Public health; Sustainability; Livelihoods; Industries; Environmental factors; Depart ment of Labor and Employment; Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Duterte, Rodrigo; Año, Eduardo; Leyco, Emmanuel
- Panay News 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Tumampos, Stephanie (BusinessMirror,
October 1, 2018, on page A9)The US Navy, not spared from repercussions, had to pay in full to the Philippine government after two years the damage to the corals caused by its ship. It paid around P87 million (equivalent to $1.87 million) in 2014 based ...
Binay, Jejomar (Manila Bulletin,
August 1, 2018, on page 11)According to the LLDA, IPM Construction and Development Corp. and Level Up Construction and Development Corp. have illegally reclaimed 47 hectares of the lake. The LLDA has ordered the closure of the sites, and have filed ...
Montemayor, Jocelyn; Lopez, JP; Africa, Raymond (Malaya,
April 27, 2018, on page B1-B6)President Duterte yesterday placed all three barangays in Boracay Island under a under a state of calamity and said the closure of the island-resort, which started yesterday, will be up to October 25 this year. The declaration ...