On November 19, 2020, CENRO Palo personnel conducted Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign, Tree Planting and Clean-up drive in Brgy. Salvacion, Palo, Leyte in observance of the Climate Change Consciousness Week which transpires on November 19-25 of every year pursuant to Proclamation No. 1667, series of 2008. Around 90 stakeholders from the 546th Engineering Batallion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, People’s Organizations (POs), Cogon Fisherfolks Association, Barangay Council and some constituents of Brgy. Salvacion participated in the activities. The celebration was anchored on this year’s theme “Adapting for a Sustainable Future.
For its IEC campaign, CENRO Palo personnel gave an orientation on Climate Change, its causes and possible solutions as well as lecture on Ecological Solid Waste Management and distributed IEC materials containing information on climate change to the participants. In the tree planting activity, 110 seedlings of Bitaog and Talisay species were planted by the participants at the coastal area of Brgy. Salvacion , while in the clean up drive, approximately 15 sacks of assorted wastes were generated around the coastal area on that day.