Mayors and barangay captains are accountable in the spread of COVID-19 – Gov. Joy Bernos

Gov. Joy Bernos mandated the mayors and barangay captains to submit a daily report starting tomorrow on the travelers entering their areas to identify persons of interest on COVID-19, during the meeting of the league of mayors and barangay captains on COVID-19 at Social Hall, Capitol on March 15, 2020. They are required to heighten… Read more »

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Awesome Abra: Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2020

Once again, the government of Abra victoriously showcased its tradition and culture, locally made products, and the character of being a united Abreños in the said festival. This year’s theme, “Cultivating Culture & Tradition, Nurturing Life & Environment; Championing Asenso Abreño” was as well triumphantly portrayed in the Abrenian Kawayan Festival activities. The local products… Read more »

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SPES baby, now a college instructor

“SPES is a part of my development,” says Engr. Arjhon M. Valera, 25, of Cabuloan, Bangued who is now a college instructor of Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST). Valera joined the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) for three years in 2011, 2012, and 2016. The program helped him financially… Read more »

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BHERT activated in Abra

As mandated by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Barangay Health and Emergency Response Team (BHERT) has been established in all 27 municipalities in Abra. The BHERT is composed of barangay captains, barangay councilors, tanod, and (Barangay Health Workers) BHWs who are tasked to establish a traveler’s registry. The barangay captains shall… Read more »

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LGU Tayum builds disaster resilience in the barangays

Municipal  Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council of Tayum conducted a Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Management Training at the Tayum Evacuation Center on February 4-6, 2020, in partnership with PDRRMC-Abra and Office of Civil Defence-CAR. 44 Barangay captains, officials, and health workers crafted their Barangay Disaster Preparedness Plans during the training workshop. Disaster preparation, response, and… Read more »

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PopCom, PGA bring family planning services closer to the community

The Commission on Population (PopCom) in partnership with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos are geared to serve more couples and individuals in Abra with their family planning services.   PopCom Regional Director Magdalena G. Abellera thanked the 117 Barangay Captains and volunteers for their participation in the National Program on Population… Read more »

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Abreño female taekwondo player bags gold in Singapore

Angad, Bangued native Guessteen Merile Andia Aznar, 22, bagged gold at the 7th Daedo 7th Daedo Taekwondo Championship in Singapore, 67kg Kyurogi Event last December.  She bested her opponents from Thailand, China, and Singapore. Aznar is a 3rd year BS Psychology student of De La-Salle University in Dasmariñas, Cavite. She dreams of becoming a professional… Read more »

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2% interest, pautang ti Land Bank kadagiti mannalon

Maysa a loan orientation seminar ti insayangkat ti Land Bank of the Philippines ken Department of Agriculture idi January 10, 2020, sadiay Capitol Social Hall tapno ilawlawag kadagiti mannalon nu kasano iti panag-avail iti Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF).  Daytoy a programa ket mangipaay iti pautang kadagiti mannalon nga addaan iti 2% interest iti makatawen.… Read more »

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Fe Victoria Valeros, kaunaan ken kakaisuna a babai nga agvul-vulcanize ditoy Abra

Awan ti pilpilien a trabaho ti maysa a babai no daytoy ket makatulong iti pamiliana. Ni Fe Victoria Pizarro Valeros, 69, ken agnaed sadiay Bacsil, Bangued ket  kaunaan ken kaikaisuna a babai nga agtrabtrabaho ken mangimatmaton ti vulcanizing shop ditoy Abra. Ti Didi’s Vulcanizing Shop ket masarakan sadiay Zone 7 ken nangrugi a nag-operate idi… Read more »

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Bangilo Elementary School, a Zone of Peace by UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the Department of Education (DepEd) awarded Bangilo Elementary School (BES) of Malibcong as a Zone of Peace because of its best practices in maintaining the school as an insurgency-free community. Division Risk Reduction Management Service Coordinator Jun Florencio B. Rifareal Jr. said that the residence headed… Read more »

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