(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 28 May 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "BETTY" {MAWAR} was estimated based on all available data at 825 km East of Northern Luzon (17.1°N, 129.5°E), with maximum sustained winds of 175 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 215 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 20 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. 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 Trough of TY BETTY / Southwesterly Windflow. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from West to Southwest will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas / (2.5 to 5.0 meters).

Monday, March 27, 2023

 KaltaSSS-Collect, E-Center all set in Brgy. Bayanihan 

BUTUAN CITY -- The Barangay Bayanihan in Butuan City recently joined in the Social Security System's (SSS) KaltaSSS-Collect and E-Center sa Barangay after signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with SSS Butuan branch.  

SSS Butuan Branch Head Perkins B. Calixtro and the officials of Barangay Bayanihan under the leadership of Punong Barangay Wilo M. Montero took part in the ceremonial signing of the said MOA on March 15, 2023 at the Bayanihan Barangay Hall.

The KaltaSSS-Collect program provides social security protection to 53 barangay workers and officials who are not covered by Government Service and Insurance System (GSIS). Instead, they will be registered as self-employed members of the SSS while Barangay Bayanihan shall be responsible in the timely remittance of monthly contribution of the members through automatic salary deduction scheme.

Barangay Bayanihan's active participation in the program guarantees the eligibility of the barangay workers and officials to social security and employees compensation benefits, including loan privileges of SSS. (SSS-Butuan/PIA-Caraga)