MIAGAO, ILOILO – The Municipality of Miagao gets another recognition for its effective and efficient implementation of strategies against the harmful effects climate change in the Municipality.
The Certificate of Recognition and Award was presented to Miagao through Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD in a virtual awarding ceremony of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Environment Management Bureau Western Visayas held earlier today.
“Climate change is definitely upon us. Being mindful of this, I am loud and proud that we have laid down an effective climate change adaptation strategies that improved the resilience of Miagaowanons especially those living in the barangays that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change,” Mayor Napulan said in his speech during the awarding ceremony.
The strategies that Mayor Napulan were referring to were inked in the Local Climate Change Action Plan and are being implemented by the different offices with the Office of the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer as the lead agency.
“Today, as you recognize our efforts, I am happy that something is being done to address the problem – and know that it is being done right,” Napulan concluded.