SK works for a drug-free Abra, attends drug prevention convention in GenSan

The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Abra is working toward a drug-free province with their participation in the SK National Convention on Drug Abuse Prevention Education at the Anchor Hotel, General Santos City on August 15-17, 2019.  The convention aligns the commitments of the Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Interior and Local Government, and National Youth… Read more »

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PDRRMC on the lookout for the safety of Abreños

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 »

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Gov. Joy Bernos boosts health, provides yearly financial assistance to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

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 »

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DA, OPAG seek to rejuvenate Abra coffee

The Department of Agriculture (DA) sees high potential in Abra coffee growers. The department and the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) conducted a briefing on Coffee Rejuvenation Program for the Abra’s coffee growers at the  Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery on June 19, 2019. Benita Bilgera from DA-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said a coffee tree… Read more »

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SLP develops entrepreneurship to 4Ps beneficiaries

The Social Welfare And Development (SWAD)-Abra is implementing the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) to develop entrepreneurial and labor skills of the disadvantaged sectors in the province. SWAD-Abra SLP Provincial Coordinator Kaisy Joy A. Dalit said a total of 2,529 households were formed as Civil Society Organizations and were assisted by SWAD-Abra to engage in small… Read more »

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LGUs partnered with TESDA for Community-Based Training program

  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Abra in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Danglas provided the Computer Literacy Training Course to 30 barangay officials and municipal employees at the Danglas Municipal Building on April 22-26, 2019. The computer literacy course is under the Community-Based Training program of TESDA. TESDA-Abra Community-Based Training… Read more »

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LGU Licuan-Baay held First Municipal Environmental Summit

Headed by the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO), the community members, elders, officials, and youth leaders of Licuan-Baay convened for the first Municipal Environmental Summit on April 23, 2019. Speakers from CENRO-Lagangilang, ENRO, EMB-CAR/PEMU, and MGB-CAR shared additional knowledge on the rules, regulations, and policies regarding environmental protection to the residents of Licuan-Baay.… 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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Newly constructed Fire Station of Sallapadan formally opened

The newly constructed fire station of the municipality of Sallapadan was formally opened by Mayor Nenita Cardenas with Gov. Joy Bernos, Municipal Fire Marshall Marlou Domingo, Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, Regional Director Ma. Sofia Mendoza, and Fire Director Leonard Bañago on March 20, 2019.   According to Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, it was… Read more »

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Women of PNP “enforce” beauty and strength

​Abra Provincial Police Office (PPO) showcased the beauty, resilience, and strength of the policewomen during the “Search for Ms. Ganda Pulis 2019”. The search was held on February 13, 2019, at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. PO1 Cess Talla of Licuan-Baay Municipal Police Station (MPS) won the crown edging out six candidates from MPS of… Read more »

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