(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 07 October 2022) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao. 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 Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) / 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).



Friday, March 25, 2022

DSWD Caraga joins 2022 National Women’s Month kick-off celebration

BUTUAN CITY -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga joined the rest of the nation in the observance of the 2022 National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) with the theme, “We Make Change Work For Women” and sub-theme, “Agenda ng Kababaihan, Tungo sa Kaunlaran.”

To officially begin the month-long celebration, a purple motorcade within Butuan City proper was conducted, followed by a regional kick-off ceremony which took place at the Philippine Science High School Gymnasium, Tiniwisan, Butuan City.

The said activities were participated by different government and non-government organizations, partner-stakeholders, the private sector, and members from the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) including DSWD, which was represented by Gender And Development Focal Person and Protective Services Chief, Jessie Catherine Aranas.

DSWD-Caraga regional director Ramel Jamen shared that the NWMC 2022 highlighted the numerous achievements of women and girls in the community, emphasizing women as active contributors to today’s societal development.

The ceremony ended with the One Billion Rising Advocacy Dance to signify everyone’s commitment to continue promoting actions towards gender equality and women empowerment. (DSWD-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)