(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).

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

POPCOM celebrates World Contraception Day

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte -- The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) joins the celebration of the 5th World Contraception Day on Monday, September 26 with the theme: “Usap Tayo sa Family Planning: Where Every Pregnancy is Wanted”, as POPCOM continues its advocacy in providing correct information and services for modern family planning through the agency’s Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning Program (RPFP).

POPCOM continues to encourage couples and individuals to make the right decision in choosing what modern family planning to use based on their needs and preference. The agency emphasized that it is one of the best decisions they can make for  their family and  for themselves.

The Commission strongly believes that correct information and having the right choice for couples and individuals is important to prevent unintended pregnancies. 

Rural Health Units and Municipal Health Centers in the whole of Caraga region are receiving FP commodities and services for free from POPOCM-Caraga.

POPCOM Caraga continuously serves qualified clients through its Family Wellness Clinic located at VCDU Bldg. Pareja Subdivision, Butuan City. In partnership with various local government units and population offices in Caraga region, the RPFP demand generation and service delivery provide up-to-date, accurate information and services in modern family planning like Progestin Subdermal Implant, Pills, Condoms, and Injectable to couples and individuals in the entire region including the Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Ares or GIDA communities. (Gabrielle Paolo M. Mordeno, POPCOM Caraga/PIA-Agusan del Norte