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Keeping up with the health protocols. PFDA-NFPC conducts its third monthly disinfection activities vs COVID-19 last June 6 and 7, 2020. (From top left clockwise: Market Hall Clean-Up; Disinfection of Main Road; Awarding a Certificate of Appreciation to Korean volunteer group by Acting AGM Lamberte; Misting of Market Hall)

The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority - Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) conducted its 3rd monthly general cleaning and disinfection activities last June 6 and 7, 2020 as a preventive measure against the coronavirus. 

The event was participated by various NFPC units, port clients, local government units, and other agencies. 

Among the organizations that supported the activity were PNP-Maritime, Navotas-CDRRMO, Barangays NBBN at NBBS, Irma Fishing and Trading Inc., Chanidae Fish Trader, United Navotas Fish Port Small Scale Fish Traders, Fish Workers and Fisherfolks Association Inc., Team Bos Ben, CN Elite Fire and Rescue Volunteer, Delta Fire Volunteer, 911 S&RT, LSERV Corporation (janitorial services), and Catalina Security Agency.

Further, the 911 Search and Rescue Team (911 S&RT), a Korean volunteer group, also joined the event and donated environment-safe liquid disinfectant.

The general cleaning and disinfection activities covered various NFPC facilities including main roads, Gate 2 (Market 1 & 2 compound), quayside, and Market Hall 1-5. It also covered Pier 1 (Reblocking Area), Lambatan Area, BGA/Nena Compound, Sagingan Area at Market 3 ISF Area.

Engr. Miguel B. Lamberte Jr., former NFPC Port Manager and now Acting Assistant General Manager, graced the event to discuss his environmental advocacies in line with the Philippine Environment Month. Lamberte also awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to the 911 S&RT for their participation and donation.

The monthly disinfection activity is part of the programs organized by the NFPC-Food Safety and Environmental Management Unit (NFPC-FSEMU) as part of the health measures against  COVID-19. 

Other COVID-19 initiatives of NFPC include strict monitoring of trading practices and close coordination with local government units to assist in the entry and exit of fish workers. (Public Information Division with reports and photos from Navotas Fish Port Complex) feed

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