Wetlands Disappearing: Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay
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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.
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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
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