ORGANIZERS bared that 26 barangay chiefs in Davao City's coastal areas are all set for the international coastal clean-up set to kick off at 6 a.m. on Saturday.
Davao City Environment and Natural Resources Head Eliza Madrazo, in an interview with Sun Star Davao, said that preparations shift to high gear for the event.
Engineer Madrazo said participants were briefed on the activities that will take place during the clean-up.
She said that she already assigned personnel who will check the amount of wastes and the kind of wastes to be collected.
Madrazo said that heads of different organizations each committed to bring 10 participants so they expect some 500 attendees.
She said that it's up to the barangay chiefs if they will tap many community participants for the event.
She said that participants will come from the University of Immaculate Concepcion, Davao Medical School Foundation, NCCC Cares, Davies, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines and Holcim Philippines, among others.
Madrazo added that they also requested department heads at City Hall to send 10 participants from each office. (KVC)