DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

LEYTE 4TH DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE

Ormoc City, Region VIII

BAGONG PILIPINAS

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07 June 2024

_EYTE 4TH deo PLANTS 200 TREEs IN Nationwide ENvIronmental INitiative

ALBUERA, LEYTE- As part of the 126t anniversary celebration of the Department of Public Works

and Highways (DPWH), the Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) participated in a nationwide

imultaneous tree planting activity on Friday, June 7, 2024 in Brgy. Calingatnan, Albuera, Leyte

DIC-Assistant District Engineer Peter Scheler V. Soco reported that the DEO planted a total of 200

Toog seedlings in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO). “This activity also aligns witt

the observance of Philippine Arbor Day,” he stated

DIC-District Engineer Rosita A. Tinawin indicated the broader impacts of the initiative with regards

to combatting climate change, improving air quality, providing habitat for wildlife, and preventing

soil erosion and flooding. “By participating in this nationwide activity, we are investing in a

sustainable future for our community and our planet,” she remarked. “”We take pride in this endeavor

knowing that our actions today will yield benefits for generations to come.’

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Approved by:

Aazthor

ROSITA A. TรˆNAWIN

OIC District Engineer

RO8.13.5/MKTP/GFQ/RAT

โ—‹ Website: www.dpwh.gov.ph

Tel. No(s).: 561-8012 / 66927

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