Author: Raffy Rico

SSS to offer calamity assistance to members, pensioners affected by Typhoon Odette

The Social Security System (SSS) will offer a Calamity Assistance Package to members and pensioners affected by Typhoon Odette starting January 14, 2022. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said that the Calamity Assistance Package consist of the Calamity Loan Assistance Program (CLAP) and Direct House Repair and Improvement Loan for members, and the three-month advance pension for pensioners in areas affected by Typhoon Odette as declared by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Members and pensioners in MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Northern Mindanao, and CARAGA, as well as other...

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Army’s 7ID Supports COMELEC Gun Ban

FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija — The Commander of the 7th Infantry (KAUGNAY) Division, Philippine Army Major General Andrew D. Costelo PA manifested its support to the implementation of the Commission on Elections’ Gun Ban in relation to the conduct of the National and Local Elections in May this year. The troops of the 7ID in its Area of Responsibility were deployed together with the Philippine National Police and other law enforcement authorities to conduct checkpoints as the election period starts last January 9 and will end on June 8, 2022. Relatively, only bonafide police, military, and members of government...

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DAR tumulong sa 2 ARBOs sa Southern Leyte na labis na sinalanta ng Bagyong Odette

Pinangunahan ni Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Eastern Visayas Regional Director Robert Anthony Yu ang pagkakaloob ng pangunahing tulong sa dalawang (2) agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) na nasalanta ng bagyong Odette sa bayan ng San Francisco, Southern Leyte. Nagdala ang team ng trapal, pagkain at inuming tubig para sa mga miyembro ng 2 ARBOs na kinabibilangan ng Tuno Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative at San Francisco Multi-Purpose Cooperative, na matinding tinamaan ng Bagyong Odette sa nasabing rehiyon.. Namigay din sila ng mga kamiseta at biskwit sa mga kabataang nakatira sa lugar. Taos-puso ding nagpasalamat si Yu sa mga nagbigay ng...

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DAR bubuhayin ang negosyong pang-agrikultura ng kooperatiba sa Negros Oriental

Sa pagbisita ni Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Bernie F. Cruz nitong nakaraang Enero 5, 2022, sa Sycip Plantation Farmworkers Agrarian Reform Cooperative (SPFWAC) sa Barangay San Jose, Manjuyod, Negros Oriental, nagsagawa si Cruz ng pakikipagdayalogo sa mga opisyal at kasapi. Ito ay upang alamin ang kanilang pangunahing pangangailangan para sa rehabilitasyon ng kanilang kooperatiba, kung saan kabilang sa mga nasalanta ng bagyong Odette ay ang kanilang mga pananim at istraktura ng kooperatiba. Ang SPFWAC ay may 312 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) na kasapi at may kabuuang sukat ng produksyon na 544.17 ektarya. Ilan sa kanilang agribusiness ay...

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It’s Oras Pinas Time: DOST promotes synchronizing Ph time

It’s ORAS PINAS time again! From January 1 to 7, 2022, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) leads in the observance of the 2022 National Time Consciousness Week with the theme, “Bangon Pinas para sa Bagong bukas: Sundin ang tamang oras” to synchronize all timepieces across the country. This advocacy to promote the new Pilipino time is in accordance to Republic Act No. 10535 or The Philippine Standard Time (PST) Act of 2013. This year’s theme aims to advocate the use of the PST or the now called ORAS PINAS to help in nation-building and to support efforts...

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Cainta, patuloy ang Paglilinis sa Pangunahing Daluyan ng Tubig

Tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang ginagawang  paglilinis ng Municipalidad ng Cainta Probinsiya ng Rizal sa mga  pangunahing daluyan ng tubig ng nasabing bayan, ito ay paghahanda na rin sa nalalapit na namang tag-ulan ngayong taon. “Even without rain, our waterways are cleaned year-round,” Cainta Mayor Johnielle Keith “Kit” Pasion Nieto, ito ay ayon sa ipinost niya  sa  kanyang Facebook page nitong nakaraang Miyerkules. “We have dredging activity set for the year. Last year, we started with the outfall of the floodway up to town. This year, going up from the town to the villages along Imelda Avenue,” Nieto added. Samantala,...

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DAR namigay ng tulong sa mga magsasaka na naapektuhan ng bagyong Odette sa Negros Oriental

Pinagkalooban ng Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) ng relief goods ang mga agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) sa Negros Oriental, isa sa mga lalawigan na labis na naapektuhan ng bagyong Odette ng manalasa sa bansa noong nakaraang Disyembre. Ayon kay DAR Secretary Bernie F. Cruz, na nanguna sa pamimigay ng relief goods na naglalaman ng bigas at sari-saring de lata, sa bayan ng Mabinay at Bais City, dumalaw sila sa lugar hindi lamang mamigay ng mga pangunahing pangangailangan ng mga magsasaka sa nasabing lugar, kung hindi upang alamin na rin ang aktwal na sitwasyon ng mga magsasaka at marinig ang...

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PCSO namahagi ng 67-M sa ilang Govt. Institutions

Pinangunahan ni PCSO Assistant General Manager for Branch Operations Sector Atty. Lauro A. Patiag at Assistant General Manager Julieta F. Aseo ang isinagawang turnover ceremomy na halagang Php 67,074,210.96 sa ilang Government Institutions bilang partners at bahagi ng Mandatory Contributions. Ito ay ginanap sa PCSO parking area Conservatory Bldg, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City nitong nakaraang araw December 28, 2021. Ang mga tumanggap ng mandatory contributions ay kinabibilangan ng Philippine National Police (PNP), na kung saan tumanggap ng halagang Php 25, 877,837.88; National Bureau of Invstigation (NBI) na tumanggap naman ng halagang Php 6,764,003.19; Commission on Higher Education (CHED) na...

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TY "ODETTE" DAMAGE AND LOSSES

Damage and losses have been reported in Regions CALABARZON, Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Central Mindanao, Davao, and Caraga amounting to P333.4 million (M) affecting 12,750 farmers and fishers, with volume of production loss at 19,640 metric tons (MT) and 23,198 hectares of agricultural areas. Affected commodities include rice, corn, high value crops and fisheries. These values are subject to validation. Additional damage and losses are expected in areas affected by “ODETTE”. SAVED PRODUCTION Prior to “ODETTE”, a total area of 11,454 hectares of rice have been harvested from Regions Mimaropa, VI, VIII, IX, XI, and XIII with an equivalent production of 34,433 metric tons amounting to P615.53M. As for corn, a total of 2,452 hectares have been harvested from Region IV-A, Mimaropa, VIII, IX, XI, and XIII with an equivalent production of 6,965 metric tons amounting to P82.55 million. ACTIONS TAKEN The Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Regional Field Offices (RFOs), is conducting assessment of damage and losses brought by TY “ODETTE” in the agri-fisheries sector. The DA continuously coordinates with concerned NGAs, LGUs and other DRRM-related offices for the impact of “ODETTE”, as well as available resources for interventions and assistance. AVAILABLE INTERVENTIONS The DA will provide at least P1.35-billion worth of readily-available assistance to farmers and fishers affected: 1. P1-B worth of Quick Response Fund (QRF) for the rehabilitation of affected areas; 2....

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DOH TO VACCINATE ANOTHER 1 MILLION INDIVIDUALS IN CALABARZON DURING BAYANIHAN, BAKUNAHAN 2

“We need everyone’s support to make this vaccination campaign successful.and we need to provide our people the only protection they need against the Covid virus. I again implore all the LGUs to extend their assistance in this coming three-day vaccination days,” Regional Director Ariel I. Valencia stated. The Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) will again vaccinate 1 million eligibles during the second part of the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” to be held on December 15-17, 2021. “CALABARZON still has the highest number of unvaccinated individuals in the country at 3,103,954 plus another 2.4 million individuals...

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