(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 18 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Anti-drug activities brace World Drug Day in San Miguel town

SAN MIGUEL, Surigao del Sur --  In line with the observation of the 2023 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) also known as World Drug Day,  the local government unit of San Miguel, Surigao del Sur headed by Mayor Michael T. Corilla through the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC), conducted a fun run dubbed as “Takbo, Indak at Kaalaman Kontra Droga” with the theme, "People First: Stop Stigma and Discrimination, Strengthen Prevention," on June 26, 2023 San Miguel town.

The MADAC members and the 18 barangay councils of the town joined the fun run and other activities such as the Zumba which was actively participated by Mayor Corilla, who is also the MADAC chair. 

A short program followed the physical activities at the municipal evacuation center in Barangay Tina of the said town,. There was also information and education campaign on World Drug Day conducted as part of the celebration. 

In his message, MADAC Chair emphasized that the campaign on anti-illegal drugs effectively promotes discipline among the San Miguelnons, as we are discouraged from such vices on illegal drugs.

According to Municipal Information Officer, Earl Adam S. Lambaco, during the IEC activity, the speakers discussed the following topics namely,  ill effects of illegal drugs; drug trafficking; and the situation on anti-illegal drugs. The rationale of the IDADAIT was also addressed through a Pledge of Commitment.

Lambaco added that there was a surprise cash gift to the lucky three participants who won the fun run and the participants who participated and confidently answered the questions raised during the lecturer facilitated by the mayor. 

The mayor also thanked the participants who joined the activities.

Meanwhile, IDADAIT is observed simultaneously in all member countries of the United Nations as mamdated by its resolution signed on December 7, 1987, and further strengthened by Presidential Proclamation No. 264. Government and non-government agencies are enjoined to post-streamers and to conduct activities in observance of this World Drug Day. (NGPB/JDD/PIA-Surigao del Sur)