Project Background:

  • Pursuant to the provisions of Special Provision of FY 2014 General Appropriation Act (RA No. 10633), Section XIV (Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program ) the DENR is allocate Php 1 Billion for the Mangrove and Beach Forest Rehabilitation Project for disaster-affected areas 
  • Dec. 18, 2015 - Official Project Approval of the P1Billion fund for MBFDP of the DENR by Exec. Secretary Paquito Ochoa for the President; 
  • Feb 5, 2015 - Initial budget (P400M) released to the DENR 
  • Scope : Science- based mangrove and beach forest development in areas affected by typhoons and other disasters (Regions 4b, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13)



    Salient Features of the Project:

    1. Importance of mapping and baseline data collection on biophysical characteristics of target sites as basis for future impact assessments 
    2.Implementation of cash-for-work scheme in the different stages of plantation development including nursery establishment 
    3. Incorporation of capacity- building and sustainability mechanism strategies 
    4. Distinct target sites from that of regular NGP-mangrove
    5. Emphasis on sustainability which necessitates extension of project life beyond 2015 
    6. Strong monitoring and evaluation system


    Areas Affected by Disaster and Calamities:

            CALAMITIES      REGION                                      PROVINCE
    Yolanda 4B, 6, 7, and 8 Palawan, Romblon, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Iloilo, Antique, Capiz, Aklan, Cebu, Biliran, Leyte, Eastern and Northern Samar, Samar, Southern Leyte
    Santi CAR, 2, and 3 Aurora, Isabela, Quirino, Ifugao, Nueva Viscaya, Benguet, Nueva Ecija
    Odette 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5 & 6  
    Pablo 11 and 13 Compostela Valley, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental
    Sendong 10 Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte
    Vinta Car and 2 Abra, Cagayan, Isabela
    Labuyo Car, 1, 2 & 3 Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Abra, Ilocos Sur & Norte, La Union, Pangasinan, Benguet, Mt. Province, Ifugao, N. Viscaya, Quirino and N. aurora
    Earthquake 7 Cebu and Bohol
    Siege and unrest 9 Zamboanga City

    Implementation Strategies

  • Oversight Office : USEC for Field Operations
  • Overall Coordinator: ERDB
  • Regional Oversight: RDs
  • Field Level Implementation: PENROs in coordination with LGUs
  • Technical and Management Support: FMB/BMB/NAMRIA
  • Site Assesment/Baselining: ERDB/ Regions/ ERDB Regional offices and Centers/PENROs
  • Site Preparation and Clearing: Community/Barangay/through registeres POs
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