PAFC monitors DA’s programs for the welfare of farmers

  The Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council (PAFC) which is composed of farmers and fisherfolks association representatives gathered to discuss their recommendations to improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s programs (DA) on April 16, 2019, at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Calaba, Bangued. PAFC Chairman Feliciano Bose said the equipment distributed by… Read more »

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CENRO focuses on forest fire prevention this dry season

  Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Bangued strengthened its campaign against forest fires during summer. CENRO Forester Pedro Fuller said a fire brigade composed of extension officers and forestry technicians was formed to continuously patrol all DENR protected areas and plantations to prevent the occurrence of forest or bush fire. This is done in… Read more »

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SK Provincial President monitors SK development

  The first Inter-Municipal Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Assembly 2019 for Tayum and Bangued was held at Bangued Municipal Hall on April 14, 2019, to discuss the plans, projects, and activities for youth development in their areas. Provincial SK Federation president Cynlai Mercedes L. Osorio checked the SK municipal requirements regarding the Annual Barangay Youth Investment… Read more »

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PDRRMC informs the public of the important swimming safety tips

  Swimming is a great recreational activity enjoyed by people of all ages, but it’s important to know how to be safe while in the water. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) chaired by Gov. Joy Bernos informs the public of the following important swimming safety tips that people should be aware… Read more »

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JPSCC works for secured, safe 2019 elections

  “There should be no failure of elections and everybody should be safe”, CAR Election Director Maria Juana S. Valenza said during the Joint Provincial Security Control Center (JPSCC) conference earlier today at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. JPSCC is composed of election officers, police personnel, municipal police officers, and Armed Forces of Philippines personnel.… Read more »

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NCIP-Abra preserves and promotes IP health beliefs and practices

  The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-Abra) held a consultation dialogue and data collection with the elders, barangay health workers, rural health unit, barangay officials, and barangay and municipal Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) of Licuan-Baay for the documentation and promotion of indigenous peoples traditional health beliefs and practices of Binongan tribe on April… Read more »

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DepEd Abra moving toward quality education

  For school year 2018-2019, DepEd-Abra said that its performance indicator increased through the efforts of the field personnel, teachers, and school heads delivering quality education every Abreño needs. The aligned programs for the school year were implemented in accordance to the DepEd Mantra. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said that DepEd personnel… Read more »

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DILG, COMELEC, and PNP tapped barangay assemblies to promote peace and transparency

  The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), and Philippine National Police-Abra joined the simultaneous barangay assemblies with the theme “Barangay Natin, Sama-Samang Paunlarin”. This is to promote transparency and accountability of public officials at the barangay level. DILG-Abra Provincial Director Millicent Cariño said barangay assemblies were simultaneously held on… Read more »

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PHO continues immunization to prevent measles

  The Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Units continues to immunize children in the province ages 6 months and above. As of today (April 5, 2019), there are already 2,414 children in the province who are given anti-measles vaccines under the Project Baby Come Back to Bakuna. For 6-8 month-old there are already… Read more »

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PSA-Abra uses CAPI in Labor Force Survey

  The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Abra provides Labor Force Survey training seminar to eight statistical researchers on April 3-5, 2019, at PSA Office, Bangued. Statistical researchers are being trained to use the Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) tablet for more efficient data gathering for the Labor Force Survey compared to traditional paper-based surveys. According to Chief… Read more »

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