Rapid Impact Assessment of Oil Spill in Oriental Mindoro

AGHAM, along with other members of Brigada Kalikasan, conducted a rapid impact assessment of the impacts of the oil spill brought by the capsized MT Princess Empress in Oriental Mindoro. Ocular observation, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and surveys were done to assess the socio-economic, health, and environmental impacts in four barangays (Maidlang, Navotas, Lazareto, Silonay) in Calapan and in two more (Misong, Tagumpay) in Pola.