(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 01 July 2022) At 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,020 km East of Northern Luzon (17.2°N, 131.3°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon and Western Visayas. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION (FORMERLY "CALOY") LOCATION: 565 KM WEST OF CENTRAL LUZON (15.4N, 114.7E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 55 KPH GUSTINESS: UP TO 70 KPH MOVEMENT: WEST SOUTHWEST AT 40 KPH. Caraga region will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorm. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Monday, November 22, 2021

Int'l Men's Day celebrated in Caraga 

BUTUAN CITY -- In line with the celebration of the International Men's Day on Friday, November 19, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-Caraga conducted information caravans and other services on Response Parenthood-Family Planning, and Adolescent Health and Development in different parts of the region. 

An educational session on Kalalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa Pamilya (KATROPA), an initiative of POPCOM, was conducted simultaneously with the local government units (LGUs) of Brgy. Obrero, Butuan City and Buenavista, Agusan del Norte in commemoration of the said event.

Another session was also organized by the LGU of Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte with their barangay leaders and workers. 

The KATROPA sessions provided insights on the role of men in maternal and child care, maternal health and responsible parenting, and how they can become advocates.

Meanwhile, the Surigao del Sur Provincial Population Office also organized a fun run for the male officials and staff of the provincial and city LGUs. (POPCOM-Caraga/MFC/PIA-Caraga)