(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 26 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "KARDING" {NORU} was estimated based on all available data over the coastal water of Santa Cruz, Zambales(15.7°N, 119.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 215 km/h. It is moving Westward at 30 km/h. Southwest monsoon affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and the Western section of Mindanao. The entire Caraga region will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

๐ƒ๐Ž๐’๐“, ๐ƒ๐’๐–๐ƒ ๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ซ ๐จ๐ง ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œ ๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐จ๐ ๐ฌ๐š๐Ÿ๐ž๐ญ๐ฒ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐’๐š๐ง ๐ˆ๐ฌ๐ข๐๐ซ๐จ ๐–๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte --The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Provincial Science and Technology Office in Surigao del Norte, through the social preparation activity organized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), conducted a seminar on Public Awareness of Food Safety and Sanitation for the members of San Isidro Women’s Association (SIWA) held recently in San Isidro, Gigaquit town, this province.

The seminar aims to enhance the entrepreneurial capability of the participants through awareness on food safety and sanitation. The activity will also support the SIWA members to effectively operate their food-based livelihood program, the SIWA Food Station.

Ms. Mary Grace M. Sabuero, Science Research Specialist II of DOST-Surigao del Norte, discussed the facts and principles about food safety and introduced the 5 keys to safer food to the participants. 

She also presented the food safety hazards, its causes and preventions and visited the SIWA food station and provided recommendations on how to improve their food safety system.

The participants were eager to learn and actively participated during the discussions. 

The conduct of Public Awareness of Food Safety and Sanitation seminar for the San Isidro Women’s Association is another milestone of DOST’s continued efforts to support the implementation of RA 10611 (Food Safety Act of 2013) and strengthen the food safety regulatory system in the province.

DOST-SDN encourages MSMEs, whose operations are located within the province and are engaged in the manufacture of food products, food service, and marketing and trading, to avail of the services under our program. 

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