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  • 15K join and witness Pride Parade

    Thousands of participants from various Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) groups all over Davao City, and supporters from the private sector, companies, and marching bands joined the Pride Parade from Roxas Avenue to Rizal Park on June 23, 2024. Harold Quibete, the Event Organizer of the Pride Parade, told the City Information Office (CIO)…

  • Duaw Davao opening generally peaceful, says DCPO

    The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) reported it has not recorded any untoward incident during the opening of the Duaw Davao Festival on June 21. DCPO Spokesperson, P. Cpt. Hazel Tuazon, said in an interview with the Madayaw Program over the city-owned Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) that the conduct of activities during the opening…

  • CHO, barangays intensify programs vs dengue

    In a bid to intensify the city’s anti-dengue campaign, the City Health Office (CHO) on Thursday celebrated June as National Dengue Awareness Month with an activity at the NCCC Mall Buhangin. Over 300 participants from the 34 barangays took part in the activity. The participants are members of their barangay’s Mosquito-Borne Diseases Task Force (MBDTF)…

  • City gov’t leads turn over of Bahayahay project to Ata women

    The City Government of Davao, through the Peace 911, in partnership with the New Zealand Embassy in Manila officially turned over the two-story Bahayahay Learning and Workshop Center for Indigenous Women in Barangay Pandaitan in Paquibato. The Bahayahay project is a two-storey multi-purpose building constructed to provide the Ata women in Paquibato a venue where…

  • Local talents topbill Duaw Davao

    The City Government of Davao, together with various partners, launched on Friday the Duaw Davao MusicFest at Rizal Park. The launching marked the opening of the series of fun and entertainment activities for the Duaw Davao Festival 2022. Duaw Davao MusicFest organizer Mr. Toffee Ledesma, during the media forum held on Thursday, June 20, 2024,…

  • City gov’t gives incentive to Dabawenyo centenarians

    The City Government of Davao, through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), awarded cash incentives and plaques to nine Dabawenyo centenarians.The house-to-house distribution of the cash incentives and plaques started on June 14 until June 19, during which, each centenarian received Php 100,000 in cash and a plaque.The incentive and plaque were handed…

  • CDRRMO installs more devices to warn residents during disasters

    The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, in light of the rainy weather, is now in the process of installing more sirens, river cameras, and coastal cameras that will help warn residents in case of a flood or high sea water level. “Actually sa mga impact areas naa ta’y additional nga mga early warning…

  • ASU tells barangays to help maintain canals to avoid clogging

    Ancillary Services Unit (ASU) Head Paul Bermejo encouraged the barangays to help keep the canals clean following efforts to unclog them during the dry season. “Unta kadtong sa mga barangay roads na naay mga gagmay drainage system sila nalang unta ang manglimpyo, total kinahanglan nila na, i-maintain nalang man nila tung nahinluan namo (Hopefully, they…

  • Davao City strengthens security and emergency response, conducts Q2 SimEx

    Davao City’s security cluster on Wednesday night conducted a two-part simulation exercise (SIMEX) in two critical areas within the city. The first scenario was staged at the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT) where an unattended baggage with an explosive device was planted. The second scenario involved the simulation of an explosion in City Hall…

  • CHO issues alert vs. dengue and leptospirosis as rains start

    The City Health Office (CHO) urged the public to be wary of diseases during the rainy season such as dengue and leptospirosis. CHO Head Dr. Tomas Miguel Ababon said that environmental cleanliness is the key to combatting rainy season diseases, especially dengue. Ababon, during the media forum, held the previous week, stressed that the public…