PHO and RHUs join forces to combat Tuberculosis in the province

  According to Provincial National Tuberculosis Program Coordinator Virginia Lalin, there are already four drug resistant cases of tuberculosis in the province for the first quarter of 2019. For 2018, the three retreatment cases were from Bangued, Lagayan, and Pidigan while the 2019 cases are from Manabo, Lacub, La Paz, and Tayum. Tuberculosis is an… Read more »

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BFAR-Abra continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks in the province. AquaTech I Ma. Rhoda Fe Andres said they have already distributed 66,000 tilapia fingerlings and 300 bags of feeds to the 56 fisherfolks in the province under the Pond Culture Techno Demo Project and Input Assistance. The distribution… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, DA, and BFAR allocate farm inputs to farmers

Gov. Joy Bernos and the Department of Sciences and Technology Provincial Director Menandro B. Buenafe awarded DOST-grant livelihood project to the La Paz Women Association during the farmers and fisherfolks’ forum as part of the Farmers’ Day in celebration of the #AbrenianKawayanFestival2019. The recipient received a dehydrator and food processing equipment amounting to P205,000. The… Read more »

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Abra, moving forward to SWM 10-year plan approval

There are 21 out of 27 local government units (LGUs) that have the 10-year Solid Waste Management (SWM) plan approved by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This waste-management program is pursuant to Republic Act 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. DENR-Provincial Ecology Management Officer Joyce Mangsat said the… Read more »

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PGA, LGUs encourage Abreño fisherfolks to support BASIL program

  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) dispersed 34,210 tilapia fingerlings to registered fisherfolks of San Juan, Manabo, Bucay, and Lagayan on January 16, 2019, to restore fish population in Abra rivers and lakes under the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program. Provincial Fisheries Aqua technician Daphne G. Barbero said the… Read more »

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Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers team up to protect Abra environment

The Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers from the different municipalities attended the organizational meeting this morning (January 11, 2019) to strengthen the implementation of environmental development programs in our province. Environment and Natural Resources Officer (ENRO) Abra Cris Albolote gave an orientation about their mandates and policies for the protection and conservation of… Read more »

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PANTAWID PAMILYA PAYOUT DEC. 13, 2017

HAPPENING NOW: DSWD with the Philippine Veterans Bank process the payout today for the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries from Pilar, Langiden, La Paz, Tayum, San Quintin, San Isidro, Pidigan, Danglas, Bangued, Villaviciosa, Bucay, Lagayan, and Peñarrubia at the Bangued Plaza Covered Court.   #asensoabreño #pantawidpamilya

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