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PIA Press Release
2009/10/13

Public urged to take pro-active role vs climate change

by Jemin B. Guillermo

Roxas City (13 October) -- Provincial official in Capiz vows to support national government initiatives to help mitigate the impact of climate change.

Provincial Administrator Zoe Herrera committed during the climate change briefing for public information officers last week that the provincial government of Capiz is committed to provide logistic and all other support to increase public awareness on climate change.

Herrera represented Capiz Governor Victor Tanco during the said briefing at the Provincial Capitol which was attended by more than 40 information officers from national government agencies, government-owned and controlled corporations and local government units.

Herrera said that he will bring to the attention of Tanco the initiative of reaching more Capiceņos for a united efforts in mitigating the adverse impacts of climate change that has already claimed the lives and properties of Filipinos in Luzon and other areas in the country.

He also challenged the information officers to be pro-active rather than being reactive by continuously advocating environmental management and protection to help save Mother Earth.

The conduct of climate change briefing was the 5th in Western Visayas being spearheaded by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).

Executive Order 774, otherwise known as the Reorganization of Presidential Task Force on Climate Change with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as chair, directs the PIA to lead the Information Task Group to make people understand the threats and risks from climate change.

The President also spells out the use of mass media and global communications as powerful tools in mobilizing people into positive action.

President Arroyo also stressed in said directive that other government agencies and the entire Filipino people shall be made to understand and enjoined to fully cooperate and perform their respective roles and responsibilities to face climate change. (PIA) [top]

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