Naic eyed for relocation of Manila Bay squatters
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Naic town in Cavite could be a potential site for the relocation of informal settler families living near Manila Bay in Parañaque City. Benny Antiporda, DENR undersecretary for solid waste management and local government units, told The Manila Times on Monday that Naic was identified as a relocation site by Mayor Junio Dualan during a meeting on January 15. Antiporda said Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez had given his go signal for the relocation of some his constituents who make up a portion of about 200,000 informal settlers living near Manila Bay.
Gomez, E. J. (2019, January 22). Naic eyed for relocation of Manila Bay squatters. The Manila Times, p. A8.
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Water pollution; Environmental restoration; Pollutants; Waste disposal; Man-induced effects; Mangroves; Mangrove restoration; Sea grass; Coral reefs; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); National Housing Authority; Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor; Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya); Antiporda, Benny; Dualan, Junio; Olivarez, Edwin
- The Manila Times