RSO 2015-42
Dated March 3, 2015 
Reconstitution and Strengthening of the Gender and Development Focal Point System (GADFPS) of Region 8
Arturo N. Salazar, DM
ARD for Management Services - 

Carlito M. Tuballa
ARD  for Technical Services 

Purificacion S. Daloos
OIC-Chief, Admin Division

Atty. Edgar T. Octa
OIC-Chief, Legal Division

Fidel R. Adal 
Chief, Planning & Mgt. Div. 

Lucillie G. Longjas
Chief, Finance Division - 

Maita Reina G. Sucgang - Member
Nimfa C. Calumbay -Member
Nena M. Daynos - Member

Maita Reina G. Sucgang
Regional Office
Loreta Baldonaza
Ma. Cristina A. Santos
PENRO Biliran
Servando A. Acedo
PENRO Southern Leyte
Adelaida Q. Abenir
Gaspar A. Cabidog
PENRO Eastern Samar
Etheline G. Eslaban
PENRO Northern Samar
Merlyn G. Barte
CENRO Albuera
Maridel Tan
CENRO Baybay
Nicolasa Macatigue
CENRO Maasin
Mary Jane Honor
CENRO San Juan
Raquel E. Dabuet
Grace Gravoso
CENRO Catbalogan
Venus C. Palacio
CENRO Sta. Rita
Clara L. Malinao
CENRO Borongan
Felicidad Ramos
CENRO Dolores
Iluminada M. Dacanay
CENRO Catarman
Josefina M. Montanez
CENRO Pambujan



   Day Care Class SY 2016-2017 





The nationwide simultaneous dance movement was conducted region wide  to raise  awareness  towards  ending
Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC). All employees were requested to wear purple (or its shades)
attire as all performed the One Billion Rising Global Movement after the flag ceremony and the kick off program
on March 06, 2017. All PENROs and CENROs participated in this movement.


Women's Month Celebration: Tree Planting at Barangay Sabang Daguitan, Dulag, Leyte 

tree planting           The RGADFPS led the tree planting activity aimed at restoring the Beach Forest at Brgy. Sabang Daguitan (Surf Camp area) Dulag, Leyte with 1000 mangrove seedlings. Various government  agencies joined the activity such as Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), PENRO Leyte, CENRO Palo, LGU of Dulag, and some private sectors such as Palawan Pawnshop and Perpetual Help Community Cooperative (PHCCI) covered about a hectare of the area that has been planted years ago. Participants were taught the proper ways of planting to lessen mortality rate this year.
  1.           Another mangrove tree planting activity was organized by the PENRO and CENRO personnel of Samar at Brgy. Payao, Catbalogan City on the 24th of March, 2017.



Lecture-Forum on VAWC and Anti-Sexual Harassment
To address oppression, discrimination and violence against women, a one day information awareness
lecture-forum was conducted on Republic Act (RA) 7877 known as the Anti-Sexual Harassment Act and RA
9262 or Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) Act. This was attended by DENR men and
women employees which was held last March 21, 2017. Two resource speakers from the DENR Legal Division
namely Atty. Gerry Val Baquilod and Atty. Meljun Diasanta, facilitated the discussions on abuses at home and
 in the workplace.


Men's Responsibility in Gender and Development Training







  • DENR 8 joins PH Haiyan’s Regional Climate Change Conference
    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in region 8 supported the recently conducted 2nd Regional Climate Change Conference spearheaded by PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative in cooperation with the Climate Change Commission. The event aimed at raising the awareness of the youth and urging them to become more actively involved in efforts to address the causes and impacts of climate change was attended by around eight hundred fifty (850) students from across Eastern Visayas.


Photo Releases

Director Arleigh J. Adorable assumed office as new Regional Director of DENR region 8. His assumption to duty was witnessed by Assistant Secretary for Field Operations - Visayas Marcial Amaro, Jr., Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Carlito Tuballa, ARD for Management Service Arturo Salazar, MGB RD Raul Laput, EMB officer-in-charge Maribel Munsayac, and DENR 8 PENROs and CENROs. In his message, RD Adorable enjoined the DENR 8 workforce to work hand-in-hand as one family, saying "together, we shall achieve more".

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers speech during the Environmental Summit 2017 hosted by Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 8 with the theme: "Ako, Ikaw, Tayo ang Kalikasan"

Beneficiaries jubilantly display their Land Titles with Cong. Edgar Mary S. Sarmiento, RD Arleigh Adorable, ARD Carlito Tuballa and other government officials.

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers his message during the launching of Mount Nacolod Local Conservation Area (LCA) and MOA signing between the DENR, LGU and People's Organization held in Silago, Southern Leyte last November 09, 2017. Mt. Nacolod is one of the nine piloted LCAs in the country. It is home to 229 flora species, mammals, and diverse set of birds, including the Philippine Cockatoo (Cacatua haematurupygia), the Visayas wattled-broadbill (Sarcophanops samarensis) and hornbill.

RD Arleigh J. Adorable (middle) visits the mangrove nursery of Barangay Burayan in San Jose, Tacloban City during a mangrove planting activity held in the area which was participated by DENR employees and the local community in celebration of the Environmental Awareness Month, Climate Change Consciousness Week, and the Clean Air Month (also in photo, Brgy. Chairman Jan Michael De Veyra (left) and ARD for Technical Service Carlito M. Tuballa (right)).

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers his message during the National Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) 3rd Quarter Assessment which was hosted by DENR Region 8. LAMS is an information system designed to provide effective management of land records and efficient delivery of land transactions and information services to the public.

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