(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 18 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains. 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Tuesday, 14 November 2023

STY Odette victims receive shelter assistance

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga initiated the partial release of the Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) payout to beneficiaries who were victims of Super Typhoon Odette on November 13, 2023 in Surigao City.

The emergency shelter assistance of the government through the DSWD aims to help the disaster-affected families by providing assistance for the reconstruction of their damaged houses.

A total of 3,556 beneficiaries particularly from Barangay San Juan and Mabua received the financial assistance worth P2,500 each.

For beneficiaries residing in the island barangays, and clusters from Central I and II, all from the mainland, already received their designated monetary assistance.

According to DSWD, the ESA will continue to serve the remaining municipalities of Surigao del Norte that were affected by the said disaster.

This kind of assistance served as a testament of the government's commitment to provide essential support to families and residents in their recovery from devastation, and nurture resilience in the community. (DSWD-Caraga/SDR, PIA-Surigao del Norte)