(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 22 March 2023) Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA) extending over Northern and Central Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Monday, August 9, 2021

OWWA Caraga gets safety seal certification

BUTUAN CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Caraga received a Safety Seal certification issued by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga together with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Caraga after an ocular inspection was completed at the Regional Welfare Office Caraga on Thursday, August 5.

Handed by the Safety Seal Inspectors/Validators themselves, LGOO V Marissa M. Mones of DILG Caraga, FO3 Eric Alvin Gayon of BFP Caraga, SPO4 Winfel Villaruel of PNP Caraga to the OIC-Regional Director of OWWA Caraga, Ma. Ireen C. Cambaling with the presence of the OIC-PSD/OWWO III Rodel P. Deligero, and OWWO II Jean Mary R. Ladion.

The Safety Seal certification, signed by LGCDD Division Chief Charissa T. Guerta of DILG Caraga, serves as a recognition that the office abides to the minimum public health standards; it is granted to offices or establishments that have complied with all the Safety Seal Certification checklist in compliance to the minimum health safety protocols against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

This intervention is an inter-agency effort among the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Health (DOH), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Tourism (DOT), and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), which aims to increase the compliance of both public and private offices/establishments in promoting the strict implementation of Public Health Standards to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19. (OWWA-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)