(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 27 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 95 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 122.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km/h. It is moving North Northeastward at 10 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: 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 Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Agnor POs receive livelihood aid on Labor Day

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga, in collaboration with the local government units of Nasipit and Carmen and the 23rd Infantry (Masigasig) Battalion, Philippine Army (PA), awarded livelihood aid to two People’s Organizations (POs) in Barangay Rojales, Carmen and Brgy. Camagong, Nasipit, all in Agusan del Norte during the celebration of the Labor Day on May 1, 2023 in Butuan City.

The Campo Farmer’s Association received a livelihood aid amounting to P497,350, while the Hinandayan Farmer’s Association received P600,207 worth of livelihood assistance under the DOLE-Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP). 

DILP realizes its program goals and sustains the positive gains out of the DOLE-funded livelihood projects to improve the living conditions of the community in the region. On the other hand, these PO beneficiaries came from identified conflict-affected barangays in the municipalities of Nasipit and Carmen where the community support program (CSP) of the unit immersed in the year 2020.

The members of the POs are grateful to the government for accommodating their request for livelihood program. They promised that the funds will be used to benefit and improve their cooperatives' operations.

Meanwhile, the PA’s 23IB believed that with every government agency performing its mandate in addressing the prevailing issues in  conflict-affected communities, we can definitely end the 54 years of insurgency in our area of operations. (23IB PA/PIA Agusan del Norte)