Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (3rd from left) hands over the cash donation of the DENR-Association of Career Executives, Inc. (DENR-ACE) to Atty. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Pimentel (2nd from left), National President of the Kalipunan ng mga Kawani sa Kagawaran ng Kalikasan (K4) for DENR employees affected by Typhoon Odette during the Department’s Yearend Employees’ General Assembly on Dec. 22. Cimatu committed to provide all necessary assistance to the affected field offices of the Department and its employees. Pimentel, on her part, extended her gratitude to the DENR management for its immediate response to DENR offices hard hit by the typhoon particularly in parts of Bicol province, whole of Visayas, and northern Mindanao. The devastating typhoon damaged DENR regional, provincial, and community offices, including office equipment and documents, and affected many DENR personnel. Also in photo are: DENR-ACE President Undersecretary Atty. Jonas Leones (4th from left); DENR-ACE Advisors Undersecretaries Atty. Juan Miguel T. Cuna, Atty. Ernesto D. Adobo Jr., and Jim O. Sampulna (5th, 7th and 8th from left, respectively); Undersecretary Benny Antiporda (in red shirt); Undersecretary and Chief-of-Staff Rodolfo Garcia (extreme right); and Alvin Legaspi of K4 (extreme left). K4 is a registered public sector labor union of the DENR rank-and-file employees association accredited by the Civil Service Commission.###