(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, August 31, 2022

1,303 PWDs in Butuan avail of DOLE’s TUPAD

BUTUAN CITY -- The Department of Labor and Employment Agusan del Norte Field Office (DOLE ADNFO) facilitated the total payout of P6,840,750.00 to some 1,303 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Barangay Doongan Covered Court, this city.

The beneficiaries with physical and psychosocial disabilities, speech, language, hearing impairment, visual and mental disabilities received P5,250.00 each as salaries for their temporary employment through the Department’s Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program. 


The PWD-beneficiaries were involved in community-based activities such as the clean-up and disinfection of public places.


The activity is in line with the post celebration of the 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week from  July 17 to 23, 2022 with the theme “Pamahalaan kabalikat sa Pagtupad ng Pantay na Edukasyon, Trabaho at Kabuhayan, tugon sa Pagpapalakas ng Taong May Kapansanan”.


Consistent with its mission to provide equal employment opportunities for all, DOLE Caraga lauded the participation of PWDs in the economic activity of the country through the TUPAD program despite their disabilities. (DOLE-Caraga)