(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 22 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: 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 Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

118 families affected by Tandag fire receive cash aid

By: Nida Grace P. Barcena

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- Some 118 families affected by the fire incident in Barangay Bongtud, Tandag City have received financial aid from the Provincial Government of Surigao del Sur and the City Government of Tandag on Monday, February 14.

Governor Alexander Pimentel led the distribution to the identified beneficiaries at the City Gymnasium in Tandag, where the affected families were temporarily sheltered.

Some 78 families whose houses were assessed as totally damaged in the incident received PhP20,000 each, while seven families whose houses were partially damaged received the PhP10,000 worth of the cash assistance from the provincial government. Other 33 families identified as sharers or renters also received PhP5,000.

In addition, the city government of Tandag has also given financial assistance to the same beneficiaries. Those with totally damaged houses each received PhP10,000 while those with partially damaged houses received PhP5,000. 

All affected families also received hygiene kits from the Department of Health (DOH) on the same day. (NGPB/PIA-Surigao del Sur)