(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. 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 Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

POPCOM Caraga, Cabadbaran intensifies campaign against teenage pregnancy

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte -- The Commission on Population and Development- Caraga supports the initiative of Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte to address the alarming surge of teenage pregnancies in the city through package of service and information.

Cabadbaran District Hospital will conduct Usapang Buntis Kasama ang Mahal sa Buhay activity to pregnant teenagers on May 27, 2022 and June 10, 2022 at Cabadbaran City. The said activity aims to provide proper maternal healthcare, new born care and family planning. Also, this will be a venue for sharing of experiences, challenges, and establishing future plans as a mother and individual.

Janus Anthony H. Raganas, Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning (RP-FP) Program Coordinator of POPCOM Caraga, will share his expertise on the topic of family planning to pregnant adolescents to protect them from physical, emotional, and financial burden of unplanned pregnancy.

POPCOM vows to continue its push towards curbing out unwanted teenage pregnancy in the region. (POPCOM Caraga/PIA Agusan del Norte)