Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Antonia Loyzaga (rightmost) receives the Dangal Bantayog ng Katatagan Award from Department of National Defense Senior Undersecretary Irineo Espino (middle) and DND-Office of Civil Defense Administrator Undersecretary Ariel Nepomuceno (leftmost). A staunch advocate of disaster resiliency and environmental sustainability long before entering government, Loyzaga was conferred the Dangal ng Pilipino sa Pagtataguyod ng Pribado at Pampublikong Katatagan award in honor of her exemplary service both in the private sector and public service towards sustainable development. The Dangal Bantayog ng Katatagan is envisioned to be the highest honor given for contributions in disaster risk reduction and management. #