(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 19 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, 22 May 2024

Statistics office turns over CBMS data to Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur (PIA) - Regional Director Rosalinda C. Apura of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Caraga led the turnover of Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) data to the local government unit of Tandag City on May 16.

Tandag City served as the 7th LGU to receive the CBMS data in the province of Surigao del Sur.

On behalf of Mayor Roxanne C. Pimentel, Charisse Valentine Pimentel-Pineda, president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC), and ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod received the CBMS data during the said event.

She extended her heartfelt gratitude to the PSA for the enviable opportunities saying, “The city government of Tandag will utilize the data with utmost integrity and purpose.”

She also expressed appreciation to all stakeholders and participants for their efforts, dedication, hard work and the commitment to excellence

In his report, PSA Provincial Chief Ruel Dres said, “The data collection period was conducted from August 08, 2022 to May 27, 2023, composing of 101 CBMS personnel such as enumerators, supervisors, data processors, map data processors, and those assigned in the office.”

According to Dres, based on the data collected from the 21 barangays in Tandag City, it has a total population of 58,274, with 14,002 responding households, 95.7 percent have access to electricity while other 4.3 percent reported without electricity. The top three barangays with the most share of households without electricity are Mabuhay at 23.4 percent, 21.7 percent for San Isidro, and Maitum at 16. 2percent.

Ten out of the 21 barangays responded with no access to the internet, with 56 percent of the total population having internet connections, while 44 percent have no access to the internet.

“For disaster preparedness, of the 21 barangays in the City, 100 percent of the barangays have Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) plan, disaster management committees and disaster/emergency response teams,’ Dres added.

The CBMS data is the compendium of information about Tandag City from the community level. The dimensions involved are localized facts, figures, and maps on the different measures of poverty such as health, nutrition, water, sanitation, shelter, education, income, employment, security, and participation.

According to PSA, 10 of the 19 LGUs of the province committed to implement the 2022 CBMS wherein Bayabas, Carmen, and Tandag City are funded by the PSA, while Bislig City, Cagwait, Carrascal, Madrid, Lianga, San Agustin, and Tago are funded locally by their respective LGUs, including the salaries of the enumerators during the data gathering and implementation. (NGPB/PIA-Surigao del Sur)