Northern Samar placed under General Community Quarantine

CATARMAN, Northern Samar –Due to the continuous rise of confirmed COVID cases in a weeks’ time in the Province of Northern Samar, Governor Edwin Marino Ongchuan requested the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIATF8) to place the province under General Community Quarantine for 14 days. As a response, the RIATF 8 and continue reading : Northern Samar placed under General Community Quarantine

N. Samar provincial government distributes food packs to 23 ECQ barangays in the capital town

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Gov. Edwin Marino Ongchuan distributed food packs to the 15,000 families affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Marlon Eco, OIC Disaster Focal Person of the Provincial Social Welfare Development Office (PSWDO) said the food packs assistance from the provincial government contain 10 kg of rice, three cans of corned beef, continue reading : N. Samar provincial government distributes food packs to 23 ECQ barangays in the capital town

PNP-N. Samar discovers manufacturing site, recovers P2.1-M IED materials

CATARMAN, Northern Samar — The Philippine National Police in Northern Samar discovered an abandoned manufacturing site and recovered around P2.1 million worth of improvised explosive device (IED) on October 2, 2020 at Barangay Burabod, San Antonio, Northern Samar. This is the second recovery at the same place. The first was on September 20, 2020 where continue reading : PNP-N. Samar discovers manufacturing site, recovers P2.1-M IED materials

DOLE releases P2-M livelihood aid to four farmers’ and fisherfolks’ groups in Catarman

CATARMAN, Northern Samar — In order to capacitate and create opportunities among poor and the marginalized sector in the municipality of Catarman, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) under its DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) released P2 million livelihood assistance to LGU-Catarman through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) on September continue reading : DOLE releases P2-M livelihood aid to four farmers’ and fisherfolks’ groups in Catarman

PNP Northern Samar recovers P3.5M worth of explosives in a village in San Antonio

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Sept. 22 — The Northern Samar Philippine National Police recovered P3.5 million worth of explosives and other raw materials on September 20, 2020 in Brgy. Burabod of the island town of San Antonio, Northern Samar. This was learned from a press release received by PIA Northern Samar. The conduct of intelligence operation continue reading : PNP Northern Samar recovers P3.5M worth of explosives in a village in San Antonio