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  • Davao City fisheries project turned over to IPs

    To help ensure food security in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas in the city, the City Government of Davao – through the City Agriculturist’s Office (CAgrO) and Peace 911, in collaboration with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region XI (BFAR XI) – handed over the Aquapark Project in Barangay Tapak, Paquibato District to…

  • City holds technical forum for cacao farmers, stakeholders

    The City Government of Davao, through the City Agriculturist Office (CAgo), conducted on May 17, 2024, a Cacao Industry Stakeholders Technical Forum at the Grand Men Seng Hotel. Davao City Agriculturist Office Officer-In-Charge Edgardo Haspe, in an interview with the City Information Office on Wednesday, said that the event was attended by farmers, processors, exporters,…

  • ⁩Pet vaccination vs. rabies pushed

    Davao City’s Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Health Chair Richlyn N.Justol-Baguilod said during the weekly session on Tuesday that Dabawenyos should have their pets vaccinated to curb the cases of rabies. “This is a call for everyone to please vaccinate your pets. You are not just saving your lives, you are saving your pet’s lives and…

  • City offers free family planning services to Dabawenyos

    The Davao City Health Office (CHO) and its City Population Division held the very first Family Planning Fiesta in Bunawan Gym on Tuesday. The event is part of the City Population Division’s information education campaign on responsible parenthood. It also aims to inform the populace of the various family planning methods offered for free by…

  • DCPO to increase police visibility, warns Dabawenyos against causing public disturbances

    The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) will increase police visibility and strengthen patrolling in the city following recent violent incidents involving some individuals. PCpt. Hazel Tuazon, DCPO Spokesperson, said in an interview with the Madayaw Program over the city-owned Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) on Monday that crime prevention is their top priority, and that…

  • Davao City Aids Council gears for IACM

    In commemoration of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (IACM), the Davao City AIDS Council will be holding a candle-lighting activity on May 24. The activity will take place at 4 pm in Rizal Park, carrying this year’s theme, “Put people first: Kandila ng Pagkalinga, Liwanag ng Pag-asa.” Dr. Jovanna Ramiterre, Head of the Reproductive Health…

  • 14 former rebels graduate from Alternative Learning System

    A graduation and moving up ceremony was held on Monday for 14 former rebels or ‘Friends Rescued’ (FRs), who were able to complete their elementary and junior high education under the Alternative Learning System through a partnership between the City Government of Davao through the Peace 911, the Department of Education, and the Davao City…

  • Davao City identifies additional sites for camera and siren installations

    The City Government of Davao through the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), in a bid to strengthen monitoring of coastal and river areas, and to provide early warning in the event of disasters, has identified more locations for river/coastal camera and siren installation in the city. CDRRMO Head Alfredo Baloran, in an…

  • Davao City AIDS Council to the public: Normalize HIV-AIDS Testing

    The Davao City AIDS Council continued to urge the public to normalize Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing to prevent the spread of HIV and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Dr. Jordana Ramiterre, Head of the city’s Reproductive Health and Wellness Center (RHWC), said during the ISpeak Media Forum on Thursday that as part of their efforts…

  • CTTMO readies roads for expected heavy vehicular traffic during Ironman 2024

    In preparation for the Ironman 2024 set on August 11, 2024, the City Transport and Traffic Management Office is in the process of cutting off the island on McArthur Highway at Matina Crossing to accommodate more vehicles. CTTMO head Dionisio Abude, in an interview with Madayaw Dabaw on May 15 at Dona Vicenta Park, said…