Benguet advocates disability-inclusive DRRM (Herald Express)

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and their representatives underwent Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) training course on March 6, 2018 in Baguio City. The one-day course was conducted by the Office of Civil Defense Cordillera (OCD-CAR) in partnership with the Provincial DRRM Office and the Department of Education Division of Benguet, together with some local DRRM officers. Guadaliva Panitio, OCD-CAR training chief, said that the agency’s…

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Benguet Kicks off Rabies Awareness Month (Herald Express)

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Bannering this year’s theme “Barangay Kaagapay, Alis Rabies Tagumpay” the province of Benguet commenced the Rabies Awareness month celebration through a motorcade from the provincial capitol passing by Buyagan to Km 3 La Trinidad and back the capitol on March 6, 2018. The said activity was spearheaded by the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Benguet in partnership with the different organizations and agencies in the region…

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Oleoresin tapping ordinance in Benguet to be enacted (Herald Express)

Benguet Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, requests the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to convert Provincial Resolution No. 697, into an ordinance to ban the tapping of oleoresin, a raw material to produce oil and varnish. The Provincial Ordinance no. 697 dated August 25, 1980, approved by the late Governor Ben Palispis, seeks to bans the tapping of oleoresin in the province of Benguet. According to BPENRO head, Julius Kollin, the office…

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