Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 20 October 2017 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
PBB Guidelines 2016
Click to Open
PIA Snapshot

120201-r6-goodjob
PIA Online
One Mindanao eNewsmagazine
One Visayas eNewsletter
One Luzon eNewsmagazine
ST@R eNewsmagazine
PIA Members Only:
PMIS | PANP Phone Directory
PIAEA Corner:
Application | View PIAEA Site
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
Information to Empower Filipinos
English NewsFoto ArchivesRegional WatchOFW Watch
FrontpageHeadlines by RegionNews ArchivePIA SpecialsICT News

PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2012

 

OCD-Caraga intensifies monitoring of region’s disaster-prone areas

by Robert E. Roperos

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 12 (PIA) -- With the recent downpour in the city, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-Caraga is intensifying its monitoring of disaster-prone areas.

This came on the heels of a recent diaster that hit the country, particularly in Caraga's neighboring regions.

According to OCD-Caraga Regional Director Dr. Blanche Gobenciong, this will enable the OCD to constantly monitor and advise residents in disaster-prone areas to prevent loss of lives.

Gobenciong said the national government is aiming for a zero casualty every time a disaster is happening. “Thus, this is one way of supporting this objective of the government,” she added.

With this, the official said they are seriously monitoring these disaster-prone areas.

Specifically, Dr. Gobenciong said areas near bodies of water will be prioritized. He noted that the city is a river basin of the Agusan River.

“Lately, nakakaranas tayo ng mga pag-ulan dito sa ating rehiyon kaya pinag-igting namin ang pagmo-monitor sa mga disaster-prone areas tulad na lamang sa mga lugar malapit sa Agusan River kung saan base sa mga nagdaang pagbaha dito, malaki ang napinsalang kabahayan at ari-arian dahil nag-overflow na ang ilog,” Gobenciong said.

(Lately, we have experienced continuous rains here in Caraga Region so we have strengthened the monitoring of disaster-prone areas such as those in the riverbanks in Agusan River here wherein based on the previous floodings, more houses and properties were affected because the river had swollen and overflowed.) (PIA-Caraga)

Latest Stories
  • DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' (R02)
  • Solar energy to light up 75 more houses in off-grid areas in NegOr (R07)
  • DA plans to use Mindanao program in Luzon (R11)
  • DSWD 1 marks its 61st anniversary celeb in February (R01)
  • 500 poor families get 'bags of blessing' (R06)
  • Close to 200 Negros Occidental police officers get promotion (R06)
  • NGO urges public to collect, propagate seeds to create native tree forests in CV (R07)
  • Police Information Officers receives commendation medals (R06)
  • DSWD brings Pantawid Pamilya program to Dumaguete City (R07)
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • NGO to hold free breast, cervical cancer screening (R07)
  • Aklan detainees trained on proper waste management (R06)
  • Hiligaynon news: DOLE 6 may bag-o nga direktor (R06)
  • Mangrove tree planting to highlight World Wetlands Day (R06)
  • Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable (R02)
  • Hiligaynon news: Impormasyon sa populasyon sa Iloilo nagapakita pagkinahanglan sa pagmanehar sing maayo (R06)
  • Various activities to mark World Wetlands Day in Iloilo (R06)
  • Tagalog News: Tapul Reef, ipinapadeklarang fish sanctuary (MIM)
  • Hiligaynon news: Alert Level sa Yemen napanubo sa level 2 – DFA (R06)
  • P118-M worth of Infra projects implemented by Dipolog in 2011 (R09)
    FotoCatalogSitestats  
    GOOD NEWS Series
    goodnews
    PIA Special Sites:

    ASEAN Philippines

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines