Davao Oriental joins DOH in battle against infant, maternal mortality

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao Oriental joins DOH in battle against infant, maternal mortality 

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental, Jan. 19 — Aiming to attain the Millennium Development Goals of reducing maternal and infant mortality by 2015, the Department of Health (DOH) in Region 11, in partnership with the Provincial Government of Davao Oriental, officially launched “Team D CHAMPS” on Monday.

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DA XI vows to continue PAMANA projects in Davao Region

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA XI vows to continue PAMANA projects in Davao Region 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 16 — The Department of Agriculture (DA XI) vowed to continue its support to conflict-affected areas through PAMANA (Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan at Pangkaunlaran) program in the entire Davao region.

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15 Davao LGUs receive Child-Friendly Seal

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on 15 Davao LGUs receive Child-Friendly Seal 

By Carmela C. Duron

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 13 (PNA) –Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) conferred the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance (CFLG) upon 15 local government units (LGUs) in the Davao Region following the Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit (CFLGA).

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Region 11 gets P52-M allocation for cacao program in 2015

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Region 11 gets P52-M allocation for cacao program in 2015 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 16 — Davao Region is getting a P52-million allocation from the government through the Department of Agriculture (DA) to support the expansion program of the cacao industry.

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PCG monitors movements of GenSan fishing vessels by Allen V. Estabillo

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on PCG monitors movements of GenSan fishing vessels by Allen V. Estabillo 

By Allen V. Estabillo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Dec. 4 (PNA) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is closely monitoring the movements of fishing vessels from this city that were operating in the country’s eastern seaboard in the wake of the approaching super typhoon "Ruby."

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DSWD XI conducts simultaneous KALAHI-CIDSS-NCDDP orientation in 16 towns

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on DSWD XI conducts simultaneous KALAHI-CIDSS-NCDDP orientation in 16 towns 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 5 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently conducted simultaneous municipal orientation to its 16 targeted municipalities implementing Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan–Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services-National Community Driven Development Program (KALAHI-CIDSS-NCDDP).

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Coconut farmers in Pablo-stricken areas get P155.8 M aid

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Coconut farmers in Pablo-stricken areas get P155.8 M aid 

By Mary Ann T. Bardinas

MANILA, Nov. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P155.8 million to the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) for the rehabilitation of slight-to-moderately damaged coconut trees in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces severely affected by Typhoon Pablo in 2012.

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DavOr LGU, WB, DA open Mindanao’s biggest irrigation dam

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on DavOr LGU, WB, DA open Mindanao’s biggest irrigation dam 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

CATEEL, Davao Oriental, Oct. 28 (PNA) -– The P289.5 billion Cateel irrigation project was officially unleashed Tuesday morning in Barangay Aragon here, providing a year-round irrigation services for 1,600 hectare rice fields in 11 barangays across the municipality.

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