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EO 143 - Creating the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 143
Series of 2015
 
CREATING THE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP (TWG) ON WATER AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCY PROGRAMS FOR COTABATO CITY TO WORK WITH USAID-BE SECURE PROJECT
 

WHEREAS, climate change is the current crisis the world is experiencing today and it is an international issue that concerns all fields of research and expertise including politics and economics;

WHEREAS, the Philippines has responded to the problem of climate change through RA 8749, otherwise known as Clean Air Act of 1999, to arrive at an effective air quality management program that will mitigate the worsening problem of air pollution in the country

WHEREAS, RA 9003, otherwise known as the Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, was also enacted to reinforce the country's drive towards a healthier environment that aimed at providing a comprehensive solution to the country's garbage problem.

WHEREAS, RA 9275, otherwise known as The Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004, was also enacted and aims to protect the country's water bodies from pollution from land-based sources such as industries and commercial establishments, agriculture and community/household activities;

WHEREAS, in response to what has essentially become a global crisis, the government has enacted the Climate Change Act (Republic Act 9729) that provides the policy framework with which to systematically address the growing threats on community life and its impact on the environment

WHEREAS, the Philippines has formulated the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) for 2011-2028 to enhance the adaptive capacity of communities, resilience of natural ecosystems, and sustainability of built environment to climate change which is expected to result to or attain Food Security, Water Sufficiency, Ecosystem and Environmental Stability, Human Security, Climate-smart industries and Services, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Knowledge and Capacity Development;

WHEREAS, in line with the policy of the state to afford full protection and the advancement of the right of the people to a healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature and fulfilling human needs while maintaining the quality of the natural environment for current and future generations.

WHEREAS, the LGUs, like Cotabato City, shall formulate their Local Climate Change Action Plan, consistent with the provisions of the Local Government Code, the Framework, and the National Climate Change Action Plan as they act as frontline agencies in the formulation, planning and implementation of climate change action plans in their respective areas;

WHEREAS, Cotabato City, being located in Central Mindanao, is considered one of the most vulnerable areas to the effects of climate change and mitigation and adaptation is the only way we can survive the negative effects of climate change;

WHEREAS, Cotabato City plans and implements programs and projects annually and these plans and programs shall be climate change resilient to be responsive to the call of the times;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAPAL J. GUIANI, JR., Mayor of Cotabato City, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order the creation of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Water and Climate Change Resiliency Program for Cotabato City to work with USAID Be Secure Project, its Team Leader and Members, to wit;

SECTION 1. Composition

Team Leader-                  Engr. Crisanto B. Saavedra, MPA
Asst. City General Services Officer
Members      -                 Engr. Adela A. Fiesta
Asst. City Planning and Development Coordinator
City Planning and Development Office
Mr. Diosdado R. Oro
Planning Officer IV
Office on Health Services
Engr. Edna A. Delicano
Planning Officer IV
Office on General Services
Engr. Oscar B. Rendon
Planning Officer IV
City Planning and Development Office
Mr. Danny C. Rayman
Planning Officer IV
City Social Welfare and Development Office
Engr. Julieta L. Zambrano
Engineer II
City Engineering Office
 

SECTION 2: Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Conduct regular meetings in pursuit of the objectives of the creation of this TWG.

2. Evaluate and propose action plans/activities on Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs for the city.

3. Work with the USAID-Be Secure Project on the proposed Technical Assistance for Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs for Cotabato City.

4. Study possibility of public-private-partnership (PPP) in the implementation of a Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs for the city.

5. Consolidate and coordinate all Water and Climate Change Resiliency related projects of the city.

6. Study and recommend most appropriate promotion system or mechanics for a Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs for the city so that people may understand and accept the proposed program.

SECTION 3: Meetings. The Study group shall meet at least once every month or as often as necessary.

SECTION 4: Repealing Clause. All orders, issuances and memoranda issued inconsistent herewith are deemed superseded, cancelled and/or revoked.

SECTION 5: Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

Done in Cotabato City this 11th day of May, 2015.

 

 

JAPAL J. GUIANI, JR.
City Mayor
Attested:
 
ANICETO V. RASALAN
Secretary to the City Mayor
 

Issuances

EO 196 - Institutionalizing the Organization and Activiation of an All-Ladies Emergency Response Team (ALERT)
EO 195 - Amending the Composition of GAD Focal Points System (GFPS) Pursuant to RA 9710, known as the Magna Carta on Women and PCW
EO 194 - Organizing the Expanded Ugnayan ng Mga Barangay at Simbayan Technical Working Group (UBAS-TWG)/MASA MASID
EO 193 - Re-constituting the Cotabato CitySold Waste Management Board
EO 192 - Creating the Adolescent Health Committee and Its Composition
EO 191 - Composition of the Planning Team for the Updating of the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)
EO 190 - Reorganizing the Cotabato City Joint Transport and Traffic Task Force (JTTTF)
EO 189 - Composition of Representatiives to Different Sectoral Committees of the Regional Development Council (RDC) XII
EO 188 - Reorganizing the Local Health Board of Cotabato City
EO 184 - Reorganizing and Strengthening the Cotabato City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC)
EO 183 - Reorganizing the Cotabato City Peace and Order Council
EO 182 - Organizing the Cotabato City Juvenile Justice Welfare Network (CJJWN)
EO 169 - Creating the Geographical Information System (GIS) Technical Working Committee
EO 168 - Reconstituting the Public Financial Management Assessment Team (PFMAT)
EO 167 - Organizing the Cotabato City Anti-Drug Abuse Council
EO 154 - Creating the Advocacy and Public Relations Center
EO 153 - An Order Rationalizing the Conduct of Council and Committee Meetings
EO 152 - Declaring Mr. Adam Breimo as Adopted Son of Cotabato City
EO 150 - Creating the Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT 2017)
EO 143 - Creating the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs

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