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Maps and datasets of Samar Island (by municipalities/cities)

Requested from DENR by Hernan Pantolla at 12:48 AM on Jul 07, 2020.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 12/31/2005 - 12/31/2019
Tracking no: #DENR-775496209581

Hernan 12:48 AM, Jul 07, 2020

Good day, DENR!

I would like to request for the maps or shapefiles for the whole Island of Samar (North, East, and West Samar) of the following:
1. Hazard and/or Geohazard
2. Elevation
3. Soil type
4. Slope
5. Land Use
6. River System and distance from the closest river

In addition, please also send and the datasets (figures/values where applicable) by municipalities and cities per province.

Your reply and contributions shall be deeply appreciated. Thanks DENR!
July 7, 2020

Dear Hernan,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 07, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Maps and datasets of Samar Island (by municipalities/cities).

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have  the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) at (02) 8810-4831 loc. 212/ 8889-9955 or email at

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Thank you.

Jane G. Bautista
Chief/ FOI Officer
Records Management Division
DENR Central Office
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