Last July 25, 2020 in a program which was attended by more than 60 individuals composed of beneficiaries from the different Local Government Units (LGUs), representatives from the partner agencies such as the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the Philippine Army (PA) and the Philippine Coastguard (PCG) which was also graced by no less than the Provincial Governor, Hon. Edwin Marino C. Ongchuan and the new DENR Regional Office VIII, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services, Forester JOSE E. BASCOS a signing of deed of donation of confiscated forest products and awarding of commendation ceremony was conducted at the Provincial Motorpool, Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar.Last July 25, 2020 in a program which was attended by more than 60 individuals composed of beneficiaries from the different Local Government Units (LGUs), representatives from the partner agencies such as the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the Philippine Army (PA) and the Philippine Coastguard (PCG) which was also graced by no less than the Provincial Governor, Hon. Edwin Marino C. Ongchuan and the new DENR Regional Office VIII, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services, Forester JOSE E. BASCOS a signing of deed of donation of confiscated forest products and awarding of commendation ceremony was conducted at the Provincial Motorpool, Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar.

More than 1,410 pcs with a volume of 27,038 bd. ft. of Lauan with an estimated market value of Php1,329,220.00 and 51 pcs of boat keels with a volume 23,149.145 bd. ft. and estimated market value of Php1,152,820.24 was donated by DENR Northern Samar to the provincial government office through Gov. Ongchuan, which was in turn distributed to different LGUs and offices which were devastated by the typhoon Ambo in the province.