PHO-RHUs continues to immunize children in the province to prevent outbreak

According to National Immunization Program Coordinator Ma. Lourdes Briosos, the Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Workers are on their feet for the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine mass immunization. Health workers are also on the selective immunization of anti-measles vaccinees. Briosos said that those who have not yet received the second dosage of anti-measles will… 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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LGUs and OPVet partnered for massive dog vaccinations

The Municipal Agriculture Offices from the different Local Government Units partnered with the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) to conduct massive dog vaccinations in the province. The massive vaccination is being conducted yearly by the Municipal Agriculture Office even during non-rabies awareness month to prevent the spread of rabies. The vaccination was conducted house… Read more »

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Broken glass bottles can be recycled through MRF of San Juan

As part of Solid Waste Management Program, LGU San Juan recycles broken glass bottles through its Material Recovery Facility (MRF) located at Brgy. Palang, North Poblacion, San Juan. Michael Bautista, MRF operator, said broken glass bottles are being recycled with the glass shredder machines turning the broken glasses into building materials, concrete, and paving applications… Read more »

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BFAR dispersed 30,000 Ulang postlarvae to fisherfolks of San Juan

Marilou W. Paterno of Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-CAR handed over 30,000 Ulang postlarvae to Sabay-Culliong Fisherfolks Association and Daoidao-Sabangan Farmers Association of San Juan yesterday, January 31, 2019, at BFAR Provincial Fishery Office (PFO), Calaba, Bangued. Paterno said these ulang came from the National Integrated Fisheries Technology Demonstration Center in Binlok, Dagupan as… Read more »

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PMRB-Abra regulates the extraction of sand and gravel in the province

  Sand and gravel operators from Peñarrubia, Tayum, Pidigan, La Paz, Lagangilang, Bangued, Manabo, Dolores, Bucay, and San Juan attended the Public Forum to regulate the extraction of sand and gravel including other quarry activities in Abra on January 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall, Bangued. The Provincial Government of Abra headed by… 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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DOLE Abra bagged the most number of awards at the 2018 Regional YEPA

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) attended the Regional Year End Performance Assessment (YEPA) at Candaba, Pampanga on January 9-11, 2019. The meeting also incorporated team building and lectures to help the employees function effectively in their tasks. Issues and concerns from 2018 were also raised and addressed. The Department of Labor and Employment… Read more »

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Kalinawa Festival—a celebration of success

Kalinawa is a Tingguian word which means wellness or success. The Department of Education-Abra (DepEd-Abra) celebrated the Division Kalinawa Festival as a convergence of the Tingguians and Ilocanos where they come together to celebrate. This year’s event emphasizes the rich culture of the Abreños and how it can be used in the delivery of basic… Read more »

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