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On August 19, 2000, Proclamation No. 361 was issued by then President Joseph E. Estrada amending Proclamation No. 1870 by “Declaring the Third Week of July as the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week which shall culminate on the Birthdate of the Sublime Paralytic: Apolinario...
July is Nutrition Month. It is the time of the year when the public’s attention on nutrition is being focused. It is mandated under Section 7 of Presidential Decree No. 491 (Nutrition Act of the Philippines, June 25, 1974) which states that “the month of July shall be designated as Nutrition Month...
Presidential Executive Order No. 137 designates the month of July as National Disaster Consciousness Month (NDCM) and July 1-7 as National Disaster Consciousness Week, to heighten public awareness on the importance of disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.
Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1184 June is declared as the National Kidney Month which aims to increase public awareness of the importance and care of the kidneys and the prevention and control of kidney ailments.
On 15 April 2002, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo issued Presidential Proclamation no. 176 declaring the year 2002 as the “Year of Mountains” as well as the month of June of every year as the “Month of the Mountains” in the Philippines. The said Proclamation was the answer to the United Nations...
According to the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines, also known as Republic Act 8491 it states that every year, from May 28 (National Flag Day) to June 12 (Independence Day), all offices, agencies and instrumentalities of government, business establishments, schools and private homes are...
Philippine Environment Month Celebration 2009 Theme: Cleaning the Air for a Safer Climate: What Would it Take?
The month of June is declared as the Philippine Environment Month pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 237. This is to foster public awareness about the urgent need to preserve our environment Here are simple acts we can do for cleaner air and a safer climate: Go Smoke-Free ...
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