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guidelines of parks in COVID-19

Requested from NPDC by M. Tancinco at 04:08 PM on Oct 05, 2020.
Purpose: Thesis Data Gathering
Date of Coverage: 01/05/2020 - 10/05/2020
Tracking no: #NPDC-118400345028

Tancinco 04:08 PM, Oct 05, 2020

Hello, I would like to request information regarding:

1. Guidelines of Parks
2. Operating parks during a pandemic
3. Number of people coming to parks

Officer 11:00 AM, Oct 07, 2020

October 7, 2020

Dear Mary Christina Aura,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 05, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for guidelines of parks in COVID-19.

We received your request on Oct 05, 2020 and will respond on or before Oct 26, 2020 04:08:29 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #NPDC-118400345028.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer

Villalon, Jr. 05:58 PM, Oct 20, 2020

October 20, 2020

Dear Mary Christina Aura Tancinco,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 05, 2020 04:08:29 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for guidelines of parks in COVID-19.

Your FOI request is approved. I enclose a copy of the information you requested.

Kindly take note that the implemented guidelines and visitor count are based on the data obtained during the gradual reopening of Rizal Park (Luneta) from July to September 2020. The Paco Park remains closed to the public as of today.

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Ms. Cecille L. Romero, Executive Director of the National Parks Development Committee. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Eduardo C. Villalon, Jr.
FOI Decision Maker

 Park Visitors During Gradual Reopening of the Park.pdf
 Guidelines for Park Visitors.pdf

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