(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 09 August 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 255 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur or 280 km East of Davao City (7.0°N, 128.2°E). Caraga and Davao Region will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. The rest of Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon/Localized Thunderstorms. The eastern section of Mindanao will have light to moderate winds from northeast to northwest with slight to moderate seas. Elsewhere, light to moderate winds from south to southeast with slight to moderate seas.

Monday, November 8, 2021

DPWH-13 turns over evacuation center to LGU-Lianga

LIANGA, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Caraga turned over a regional evacuation center to the local government unit (LGU) of Lianga in Surigao del Sur on October 19, 2021, situated in Brgy. Diatagon.    

The 1,450-square-meter gymnasium-sized multi-purpose evacuation center will serve as a temporary shelter for those who will be displaced during calamities as well as a venue for major community events and activities. 

With a cost of Php 34,481,934.10, the facility is equipped with a male and female toilet and bathrooms, kitchen, a spacious gym, administrative offices, clinic room, prayer room, dressing room, breastfeeding room, and playroom. There is also an area for laundry, storage, and reception. The center is also equipped with a generator set and other common amenities.  

The 13 barangays of the municipality will benefit from the said project.  

Lianga Mayor Novelita Sarmen expressed her gratitude to the DPWH for providing a sturdy and well-equipped multi-purpose evacuation center in their municipality.

The cutting of ribbon, blessing, and turn–over ceremony was officially attended by the municipal mayor, DPWH-Caraga regional office personnel headed by Engineer Ruel Nazareno, Contractor LM Construction & General Marketing, Brgy. Diatagon punong barangay Remegio B. Pareja, and staff from the LGU.  The blessing was officiated by Rev. Father Leonardo T. Orillaneda. (DPWH-Caraga/PIA-Surigao del Sur)