Secretary Roy A. Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday announced that the massive rehabilitation of Cagayan River – the country’s largest river – will begin on February 2, coincides with World Wetlands Day, beginning with the removal of sandbars to clear the constricted section of the river and massive planting of bamboos along its banks.

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