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ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BUREAU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

A collaborative undertaking between & among the Estero Community, Donor-Partners, LGUs, other government agencies & the DENR to promote and achieve a cleaner, safer and healthier environment

To clean the esteros and water bodies by mobilizing estero communities & getting them involved in clean-up activities & implementing plans towards cleaner esteros and water bodies

To institutionalize the program within the LGUs, particularly barangays, towards community empowerment; To ensure sustainability of the program and benefits derived; To boost public-private sector partnership

Sustained community mobilization programs such as :


o regular clean-up activities and increased participation rate of residents in the community;

o Continuing IEC campaigns and community training programs; o community livelihood program relating to wastes (e.g. vermin-composting, recycling, crafts from recycled items, seedling production, etc.) o successful clean-up of water bodies
Before After

To date , there are 160 adopted esteros & 260 MOAs signed
RO 1 2 3 4-A 4-B 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 CARAGA CAR NCR TOTAL Water bodies 11 12 6*(3) 13 *(1) 2 11 1 3 13 9 6 21 3 22 12 10 *(1) 155 *(160) Signed MOA 11 67 11*(3) 13*(1) 11 13 15 11*(1) 11 9 12 23 9 14 12 12 *(1) 254 *(260)

Some of our Partners and the Esteros they adopted:


Tullahan River (Valenzuela, Malabon and Quezon City) Manila North Tollways Corporation San Miguel Corporation Caritas Diliman Creek (Quezon City) Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) Palico Creek (Makati, Muntinlupa) AMKOR Technology Philippines, Inc. Maricaban Creek (Manila) Skyway Operations and Maintenance Corporation

Some of our Partners and the Esteros they adopted:


Tripa de Gallina (Paraaque) Philippine Coastal and River Guards Agroupation Estero de Balete (Ermita, Manila) Adamson University (AdU) Mauling Creek (Taguig City) Udenna Environmental Services Inter-Continental Waste Disposal Systems Marikina River PETRON Corporation

Some examples of Stakeholders during Support Activities for Adopt-an-Estero/Water Body Program

Active Participation in Orientations, Seminars, and Trainings

Active Participation in Orientations, Seminars, and Trainings

Conduct of simultaneous estero clean-up by barangays along the Diliman Creek every last Sunday of the month Distribution of the cleaning implements by adopting partner PMSEA for the clean-up.

Participation in the Conduct of Perception Survey


A survey was conducted, with Quezon City LGU Officials (for the PEMSEA adoption of the Diliman Creek and its tributaries) and Malabon, Potrero residents (for the San Miguel Adoption of the Tullahan River) as respondents

MURAL PAINTING CONTEST FOR BARANGAYS ALONG DILIMAN CREEK AND TRIBUTARIES

Sama-sama Tayo Tungo sa Malinis na Katubigan at Luntiang Kapaligiran With the support of

As part of the Philippine Environment Month Celebration, the EMB conducted a Mural Painting Contest for 33 barangays traversing Diliman Creek and its tributaries. The winning murals were awarded last June 24, 2011.

The winning murals were awarded last June 24, 2011 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. The Awarding Ceremony was also a tool for the barangays to report on their initiatives for Save the Diliman Creek Program.

Community Dialogues & Council meetings


A meeting with the Muntinlupa Citys Lake Management Office was held at the Barangay Buli last Feb. 14, 2011 for Amkors Adoption of Palico Creek .

News Releases

Environmental Education and Information Division ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BUREAU


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