(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 August 2022) At 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,325 km East of Central Luzon (15.6°N, 134.5°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Northern and Central Luzon. The entire Caraga region 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).



Friday, July 29, 2022

POPCOM Caraga presents devolution of thrusts, directions to LGUs

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte -- The Commission on Population and Development Caraga reaches out  to the Local Government Executives (LGEs) on the localization of Philippine Population and Development Program (PPDP) thrusts and directions for 2022-2028 through its Department of Budget and Management (DBM) approved Devolution Transition Plan (DTP). 

As an entry point, POPCOM Caraga Regional Director, Alexander A. Makinano, and Nashville B. Pasaylo, Officer In-Charge of Technical Service Section, visited and presented the DTP of POPCOM per Executive Order (EO) 138 to the Local Chief Executives (LCEs) of Buenavista, Nasipit, Carmen, Magallanes, Santiago, Jabonga, Kitcharao and Las Nieves, of Agusan del Norte. 

Moreover, RD Makinano attended the council sessions of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Agusan del Sur (ADS) and Sangguniang Bayan of San Francisco, ADS on July 11, 2022 for them to understand the need for POPDEV program.

Through the localization, the LGUs are prompted to create and mobilize local population office, establishment of POPDEV RPFP and AHD databases, and the formulation of POPDEV program and policies among others.

RD Makinano highlighted that POPCOM is one of the two National Government Agencies with approved DTP by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). (Dian Joy L. Martinez, POPCOM Caraga/PIA Agusan del Norte)