(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 30 June 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, December 6, 2021

DSWD Field Office seals partnership with DTI-Caraga 

BUTUAN CITY -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga, through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Caraga for a livelihood convergence project.

Through the DSWD-SLP, 412 profiled beneficiaries of the DTI-Pangkabuhayan para sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) Project will be provided with the Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG). 


LAG is a recovery program implemented by the DSWD which offers financial assistance to low-income families whose livelihoods were affected by the imposition of the community quarantine. The grant serves as the program participants' seed capital fund to finance their small businesses.


Set to transpire from December 2021 until December 2023, this convergence initiative project shall cover a total of 14 cities and municipalities in the region.


Present during the MOU signing were OIC-Asst. Regional Director for Administration Ramil Taculod, DTI Caraga Regional Director Gay Tidalgo, DTI OIC-Asst. Regional Director Brenda Corvera, and SLP Regional Program Coordinator Mary Ann Manla. (DSWD-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)