The midyear assessment is divided in batches or per division to ensure that the safety protocols will still be followed such as physical distancing. Other staff from EMED joined via Zoom including the PEMUS- Kalinga, Ifugao, Mt. Province, Abra and Apayao.

RD Mavic during her opening remarks said that “This pandemic has made a drastic change not only in our personal lives but also shocked the plans and programs for 2020 by the office. This midyear assessment will let us know what we have accomplished so far and what we are yet to undertake. But we dally not, because when we talk of the environment, we are the environment and the environment is us. Thus, let us continue serving with patience, humility and grace. “

Clearance and Permitting Division, Finance and Administrative Division, Solid Waste Management Section, Environmental Education and Information Unit, Legal Unit will be assessed in successions.