GOVERNOR JOCELYN BERNOS
She was elected as the Provincial Governor of the Province of Abra in May 2016. She continued her programs and projects with utmost sincerity under the banner “Asenso Abrenio” and JOY “H.E.L.P.S” to reach out to her constituents wherever and whenever they need her comfort and assistance as the true mother of the province.
Philippine Red Cross Abra Chapter and Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra administered the first ResilienSiglat Quiz Bee at Bangued West Central School Social Hall on July 26, 2019. The activity is held to support the National Disaster Resilience Month this July. It aims to raise awareness on climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) law… Read more »READ MORE
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) through the Persons with Disabilities Sectoral Council released Resolution No. 2019-03 (s. of 2019) which was tackled during the Sangguniang Panlalawigan 2nd Regular Session on July 23, 2019, at the SP Session Hall. The resolution requests the concerned government agencies to institutionalize and implement the Economic Independence Program for Persons… Read more »READ MORE
To ensure the safety of Abreños during habagat, Governor Joy Bernos convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) for an emergency meeting on August 14, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery. During the meeting, the body agreed on the suspension of all tourism activities in Abra to avoid any hazard brought… Read more »READ MORE
Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos provides financial assistance yearly to the 265 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in Abra. The beneficiaries are from Bangued (70), Boliney (8), Bucloc (6), Daguioman (4), Lacub (5), Lagangilang (26), Lagayan (12), La Paz (20), Licuan-Baay (4), Luba (9), Manabo (10), Sallapadan (10), San Isidro (9), San Juan (20), Tayum (22),… Read more »READ MORE
Department of Health-Abra (DOH-Abra) is ready 24/7 to help Abreños in times of disasters, outbreaks, and emergencies through the Quick Response Team (QRT). The team provides easy access to health services and basic life support. Felix Damian of DOH-Abra said that the ten-member Quick Response Team is composed of development management officers, human resources for… Read more »READ MORE
“Maragsakannak a makakita nga immadu ti miembro iti CSO nga aktibo a makiparpartisipar iti programa ti gobierno. Agyamanak unay iti presensiayo. Sapay koma ta itultuloyyo ti makitinnulong kadakami nga mangplano para iti naprogprogreso nga Abra (I am happy to see the increase in CSO members. I am thankful for your presence. I hope you will… Read more »READ MORE
Sangguniang Bayan member Joaquin Enrico V. Bernos, proposed a mechanism for garbage collection in Bangued during a public hearing on August 1, 2019, at the Municipal Social Hall, Bangued. The hearing was conducted for the Resolution Asking for the Re-orientation of the Garbage Collection within the municipality and attended by SB members headed by Vice… Read more »READ MORE
The Newly Elected Officials (NEOs) Orientation Course: Priming Leaders for Effective Local Governance was held on July 17-19 and July 29-31, 2019, at The Heritage Hotel, Pasay City, and Cebu City, respectively. The Department of Interior and Local Government through the Local Government Academy facilitated the course to the newly minted mayors of Abra namely… Read more »READ MORE
Abra is a landlocked province on the Western side of the massive Cordillera in the Northern Luzon.
Its a deep valleys and sloping hills are enclosed by the rugged mountaines, except in the Western portion where the Abra River flows towards the coastal plains of Ilocos Sur.