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  1. 1. Region V:Bicol Region To be reported by: Bala, Roi Vernard Pacaldo, Ferl-Ann Tan, Ed Michael
  2. 2. Physical DimensionBicol Region Is located in the southernmost tip of Luzon Island, the largest island in the Philippine archipelago. The total land area of the region is 18,054.3 km2 (6,970.8 sq mi) or 5.9% of the total land area of the country. Around 69.3% of the total land area is alienable and disposable while the remaining 30.7% is public forest areas. The region is composed of six provinces, namely, Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur,Sorsogon and the island-provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate. It has one independent component city, Naga City, and six component cities - Iriga, Legazpi, Tabacco City, Ligao,Masbate City, Sorsogon City, and Tabaco. Masbate City and Sorsogon City are cities within their namesake provinces.
  3. 3. GeologyBicol Region is volcanic in origin and part of the Pacific Ring ofFire. Known as the Bicol Volcanic Arc or Chain, the volcanoesare the results of the Philippine Sea Plate subductingunderthe Philippine Mobile Belt, along the Philippine Trench.Volcanism is evident by the number of hot springs, crater lakes,and volcanoes that dot the region starting from Mount Labo inCamarines Norte to the Gate Mountains in Matnog,Sorsogon.Mayon Volcano is the most prominent of the volcanoesin the region, famous for its almost perfect conical shape and forbeing the most active in the Philippines. Its eruptions haverepeatedly inflicted disasters on the region, but during lulls inactivity, it is a particularly beautiful mountain. The southernmosttip of the peninsula is dominated by Bulusan Volcano, theother active volcano in the region. Tiwi in Albay and the Bacon-Manito area between Sorsogon and Albay are the sites of twomajor geothermal fields that contribute substantially to the LuzonPower Grid
  4. 4. Physical DimensionRegion 5CountryPhilippinesIsland group LuzonRegional centerLegazpi CityArea •Total 18,054.3 km2 (6,970.8 sq mi)Population (2010)Total5,420,411Time zone PST (UTC+8)Provinces 6Cities 7Municipalities 107Barangays 3,471Cong. Districts 14Languages Bikol, Albayano, Masbateño,Rinconada, Pandan Bikol,Sorsoganon, Tagalog
  6. 6. ALBAY PROVINCE• is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in southeastern Luzon Island. The capital of the province is Legazpi City, which is located in the southern foothill of Mayon Volcano, the symbol most associated with the province. This near perfectly-shaped active volcano forms a scenic backdrop to the city of Legazpi and is visible throughout the municipalities and cities of Albay including the surrounding provinces.• Albay is subdivided into 15 municipalities and three component cities namely Legazpi, Ligao, Tabaco. Agriculture is the main industry in Albay, which produces crops like coconut, rice, sugar, and abacá. Handicrafts are the major source of rural income. It continues to provide fairly large share in the small-scale industries of the province. Forestry, cement production and paper-making are other sources of livelihood. The manufacture of abacá products likeManila hemp, hats, bags, mats, and slippers is one of the main sources of income in the rural areas. Fishing is the main livelihood along both shores of the province. Tourism because of Mayon Volcano, also draws income for Albay.
  8. 8. CAMARINES NORTE  The province of Camarines was created from Bicol in 1636. That province was divided in1829, creating Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur. They were briefly merged from 1854 to 1857to make Ambos Camarines (ambos is Spanish for "both"). They were merged into AmbosCamarines once again in 1893. The province was divided into Camarines Norte and CamarinesSur once again in 1917.  Its capital town, Daet, is 342 kilometres (213 mi) southeast of Metro Manila, a 8 to 10 hour drive by bus or a 45-minute trip by plane.
  10. 10. CAMARIN ES SUR
  11. 11. CAMARINES SURCamarines Sur is the largest among the six provinces in the Bicol Region both in terms of population andland area. Its territory includes 35 municipalities and two cities: Naga City, the lone chartered city, is theprovinces and the regions religious and cultural center, while Iriga City, a component city, is the center ofthe Rinconada area and Riŋkonāda Language.
  13. 13. CATANDU ANES
  14. 14. CATANDUANES PROVINCE "Isla de Cobos" was Catanduanes first adopted name. It was earned as such during the earlypart of 1573 when Spanish conquistadores came upon several tribes living in the thatched huts called cobos. Catanduanes, is a hispanized term derived from the word tandu, a native beetle and the samdong tree, which were both found in abundance throughout the island. Commonreference to "katanduan" or "kasamdongan", meaning a place where the tandu or the samdong tree thrives in abundance, led to the coining of the word Catanduanes. Its capital is Virac and the province lies to the east of Camarines Sur across Maqueda Channel.
  16. 16. MASBATE
  17. 17. MASBATE PROVINCE Masbate is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region. Its capital is Masbate City and consists of three major islands: Masbate, Ticao, and Burias.The Province of Masbate is classified as a first class province.Masbate is endowed with rich natural resources. In line with its agriculture are otherindustries such as large farming, livestock and poultry raising. Along its coastal areas, fishingindustry predominates. Agricultural lands are planted with rice, corn, rootcrops and coconut. Rich minerals are found in the province. Masbate is described by geologists as a province sitting on a "pot of gold". Other minerals found in the area are manganese, copper, silver,iron, chromite, limestone, guano, and carbon. Cottage industry such as furniture and cabinet making, ceramics, garments, handicrafts and metalcrafts, are likewise source of livelihood.
  19. 19. SORSOGO N
  20. 20. SORSOGON It is the southernmost province in Luzon and is subdivided into fourteen municipalities and one city. Its capital is Sorsogon City (formerly the towns of Sorsogon and Bacon) and borders the province of Albay to the north. Sorsogon is at the tip of the Bicol Peninsula and faces the island of Samar to the southeast across the San Bernardino Strait and Ticao Island to the southwest. Sorsogueños is how the people of Sorsogon call themselves. Most of the inhabitants of the province belong to the ethnolinguistic Bicolano and Bisakol groups. Sorsogueños are very religious and fun-loving. Being mostly Roman Catholics, they are active in every festivity celebrated throughout the year. Like any other Filipino ethnolinguistic groups, each town honors their Patron Saint with celebration on its Feast Day. In Sorsogon City, the locals celebrate the Fiesta ofthe Patron Saints Peter and Paul on June 28–29 of each year. Another featured attractions during town fiestas are the Traveling carnivals that sets up near the town center or its vicinities.
  22. 22. No. No. of No. of Income of Area Population ZIP GovernorProvinces Capital Municipa Barangay classification Citie (km²) (2010)[1] Code lities s (2007)[6] s Legazpi 4500- Albay 3 15 720 1st Class 2,552.60[7] 1,233,432 Joey Salceda City 4517 Camarines 4600- Daet 0 12 282 2nd Class 2,320.07[8] 542,915 Edgardo Tallado Norte 4612 Camarines 4400- Luis Raymund Pili 2 35 1063 1st Class 5,481.60[9] 1,822,371 Sur 4436 Villafuerte, Jr. 4800- Catanduanes Virac 0 11 315 3rd Class 1,511.50[10] 246,300 Joseph Cua 4810 Masbate 5400- Rizalina L. Masbate 1 20 550 1st Class 4,047.07[11] 834,650 City 5421 Seachon-Lañete Sorsogon 4700- Sorsogon 1 14 541 2nd Class 2,141.45[12] 740,743 Raul Lee City 4715
  23. 23. Safety and SecuritySTATISTI Albay Camarines Norte Camarines SurCALATLAs Catanduanes Masbate Sorsogon
  24. 24. Safety and Security• DAET, Camarines Norte, March 30 (PIA) -- Crime volume in the Bicol region has decreased by 30.6 percent for the period January to February 2012 with the total of 1,657 crime incidents as compared to 2,385 for the same period last year as reported by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Region V during the Regional Peace and Order Council Meeting (RPOC) held yesterday. PNP Regional Director PCSupt. Jose Arne M. De los Santos said that the decrease in crime volume, particularly index crimes, is indicative of the successful collaboration of the PNP in all other stakeholders in the region especially in crime prevention and suppression efforts. Of the 1,657 crime volume, 972 cases or 58.66 percent were index crimes while 685 or 41.44 percent were non-index crimes. Index crimes prevalent was physical injury followed by theft, robbery, murder, rape, homicide, carnapping, and cattle rustling. The average monthly crime rate recorded was 15.76 percent or a decrease of 30 percent as compared to 22.54 percent for the same period last year. The overall crime solution efficiency for the period covered rose to 25.47 percent, a significant increase of 4.09 or 19.13 percent as compared to the 21.38 percent rating obtained during the same period last year. He said that improved crime solution efficiency is the bright spot in the implementation of the Police Integrated Patrol System (PIPS) and expected that the trend will continue this year. (MAL/RBM-PIA 5, Camarines Norte).• LEGAZPI CITY (7 December) — ALBAY PROVINCE registered the highest crime rate statistics among Bikol provinces in the last quarterof this year with reportedly high incidences of crimes against persons and property, and increased number of rape cases reported in November this year.
  25. 25. Safety and Security• This is according to PNP regional office spokesman Police Chief Insp. Jun Samson who admitted nonetheless that actual comparative statistics among the Bikol provinces have yet to be publicly presented; he added that actual assessment of statistics will be revealed in a PNP RECOM-5 report at the end of this year.• Samson also said that Bicol PNP Chief Supt. Cecilio Calleja Jr. noted recently the mounting number of crime cases involving minor offenders.• Cases involving minors were reported in Camarines Sur towns, mostly involved in theft and robbery cases, and a robbery-holdup gang recently apprehended in Sorsogon City involving minors from 15 to 17 years of age.• Samson said that Calleja has ordered the PNP Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division (R7) and the PNP regional Legal Service to look into the matter of minor offenders being handed to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and later returned to the custody of parents.• Recent crime incidents showed that criminal elements are using minors in many theft and robbery cases in Bikol.• Under RA 9344, “The Juvenile Justice Welfare Act of 2006,” teenage offenders below 15 up to 18 years of age are merely handed to the custody of DSWD until they reach the proper age when they could be charged legally.• Samson said that in many cases, minor offenders who were handed back to the custody of their parents by the DSWD later return to the streets and often get involved in another crime.• The police spokesman also bared that Calleja had lauded the efforts of the Police Intel- Division and the Camarines Sur PPO for having neutralized in November this year, the Nazaret-Lamadrid robbery-holdup gang.• Reportedly, notorious armed-robber Roberto San Jose Nazaret, a former NPA rebel, and Reymund Posadas Lamadrid, who both died in a shoot-out with the police were responsible for the killing of a barangay captain, a salesman in Libmanan town, a grocery owner and his son, and a Japanese national in San Fernando, Camarines Sur.• According to the Camarines Sur PPO, four more Nazaret gang-members are at large and are being hunted by a police intel-tracking team in the region. (SONNY SALES)
  26. 26. Volcanoes in Bicol Region Mount Isarog, the closest to Naga City, is a 1,966-metre (6,450 ft) fumarolic volcano with a 2.5-kilometre (1.6 mi) wide crater breached to the east. The mountain and vicinity covering 10,112 hectares (24,990 acres) is a protected area in the Bicol Region under the name Mount Isarog Natural Park Mount Iriga is a 1,196-metre (3,924 ft) volcano with a large horseshoe-shaped collapsed crater located adjacent to Lake Buhi (foreground).
  27. 27. Volcanoes in Bicol Region Mount Malinao is a 1,548-metre (5,079 ft) volcano with a large crater about {{convert|3|km| at its widest, which is breached to the east, The geothermal fields of Tiwi are located on its lower eastern slope.Mount Masaraga is a sharp -topped1,328-metre (4,357 ft) Holocene volcanoNW of Mayon
  28. 28. Volcanoes in Bicol Region Mayon Volcano, the Pocdol Mountains with its highest at 1,196 metres highest elevation at 1,102 metres (3,924 ft), is also the (3,615 ft), is a fumarolic group of most popular in the volcanoes situated between Albay region for its beautifully and Sorsogon provinces. It is the symmetrical cone. It is location of the Bac-Man also the most active in Geothermal Power Plant and the the country.The volcano Bulusan Volcano, the other PNOC Eco-Park, a 25,100- is one of the protected active volcano of the region, has hectare (62,000- areas of Region V under an altitude of 1,565 metres acre) ecotourism park maintainedthe name Mayon Volcano (5,135 ft). It is located on the and protected by the Philippine Natural remains of the 11-kilometre National Oil Company (PNOC).Parkencompassing 5,776 (6.8 mi) Irosin Caldera.The hectares (14,270 acres). volcano is a protected area and the centerpiece of the 3,672- hectare (9,070-acre) Bulusan Volcano Natural Park.
  29. 29. Availability and Accessibility• Means of Transportation By Land
  30. 30. Economy• Bicol Region has a large amount of rich flat land.• Agriculture is the largest component of the economy with close to 50% depending their livelihood on the industry.• Coconuts,abaca, banana, coffee and jackfruit are the top five permanent crops in the region. Rice and maize are among the chief seasonal crops of the region. Commercial fishing is also important with thirteen major fishing grounds supplying fish markets in places as far as Metro Manila. Agriculture and Fishing are the major factors in the provinces economy.• Mining is also one of the contributors to the regions economy. Several handicrafts, jewelry manufacturing, other small-scale industries and manufacturing enterprises bolster up the rural incomes. Rich minerals are found in the province. Masbate is described by geologists as a province sitting on a "pot of gold". Other minerals found in the area are manganese, copper, silver,iron, chromite, limestone, guano, and carbon. Cottage industry such as furniture and cabinet making, ceramics, garments, handicrafts and metalcrafts, are likewise source of livelihood.
  31. 31. 3 Major Commercial Crops in the Region Coconut Plantation Abaca Plantation Pili Nut Plantation
  32. 32. ProductsHandicrafts
  33. 33. Foods and Products Bicol expressPinangat and Laing Vegetable turned into noodles >>>
  34. 34. Delicacies (PILI NUTS)
  35. 35. Business OpportunitiesOTOP CARITON PROJECT
  36. 36. Business Opportunities• OTOP (Our Town, Our Product) Cariton Project is an innovative marketing strategy to professionalize vending in the locality and showcase the potentials of using carts other than the traditional way of marketing.• Cariton also creatively communicate and deliver the products to consumers.• These colorful,fancy, and eye-catching carts attract tourists, buyers and shoppers, giving consumers a shopping option.• The DTI had also extended entrepreneurial trainings such as effective negotiation techniques and customer relations to ensure the readiness of the recipients.• This project has opened its doors to clienteles of different persuasions and varied interests--- from institutional buyers to traditional product connoisseurs, from tourists to balikbayans, and from housewives to everyday budget seekers.
  37. 37. • OTOP Caritons roaming the avenues and alleys of cities in Bicol draw customers perhaps out of curiosity at the onset, but are now a familiar and welcome sight to buyers.• “Imagine the products sold at your doorstep. The project foresees an increase in sales because of the cariton’s wider reach.• Through the Caritons, products that are unique and produced only in Bicol provinces have became magnets for those who are looking for pasalubongs and unique products.• Cariton reinvented serves as the modern day marketing outlet for the products under the OTOP Program. It assists new and budding business enterprises to introduce and promote their products. “ There is no magic there, just creativeness,” DTI regional director Jocelyn Blanco said.
  38. 38. MOUNTAINS AND VOLCANOSMount Isarog -
  39. 39. The end!!! Tnx 4 listening ^^ Ed Michael