Carles Mayor Siegfredo Betita and the barangay officials of Gigantes Island and neighboring island barangays confer with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on how they could avail of the province's calamity fund on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. The waters surrounding Gigantes Island were recently hit by red tide affecting the livelihood of fishermen in the area. Also joining the meeting are Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Dr. Jerry Bionat (left) and Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Dennis Ventilacion (back to the camera).
Ms. Kim Sukyung (2nd from left) and Kim Hyemi (left) of Medipeace Global Health NGO from South Korea visit Provincial Administrator Raul Banias to talk about their upcoming projects for the Province of Iloilo. They will sponsor Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardio Pulmonary Life Support Training for 48 health workers from the 12 district hospitals of the province next month to be conducted by the Philippine Heart Center. Medipeace has been a partner of the province for the past five years.
Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (6th from left) leads the turn-over of six ambulances donated by Medipeace Korea to Iloilo province which will be deployed to four district hospitals (Guimbal, Cabatuan, Sara and Dumangas) and two Municipal Health Offices (Concepcion and Miagao) on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Medipeace is a non-government organization from South Korea that has been a development partner of the province for several years. The organization also donated three ambulances to the province last year.
(BFP) personnel from the province led by Iloilo Provincial Fire Marshal Supt. Jose Filomeno Salolog, Jr. conduct their traditional New Year's Call to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Capitol Boardroom.
OVER a thousand residents from nine remote villages in Calinog, Iloilo will now have access to speedy health referral following the turnover of their multipurpose emergency vehicle on Monday, October 3.
Fulfilling his commitment, Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. donated a multicab worth P250,000 to Supanga village to minimize the possible mortality of patients due to delay in hospital referral.
The multipurpose emergency vehicle will be stationed in Supanga, a mountainous village in Calinog located 36 kilometers from the town’s proper.
Cabatuan Mayor Ronilo Caspe receives a check worth P2 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for the improvement of the town's multi-purpose building which will be used as an evacuation center in the event disasters occur on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes the different stakeholders in the transport sector to the First Road Safety Summit held at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Monday, August 22, 2016. Gov. Defensor called for the said gathering to address the growing number of road accidents in the province and to tackle various road safety issues.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. thanks the various volunteer rescue groups in Iloilo province for their untiring service during the Third Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Programs organized by Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Jerry Bionat at the municipal covered gym of Zarraga on Friday, July, 29, 2016.
ILOILO – The provincial government is slated to release the first 100 units of jetmatic pumps by next week after the final validation of beneficiaries, according to Engr. Rene Margarico of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
“The supplier has so far delivered to us 100 units of jetmatic pumps and we will release these by next week,” confirmed Margarico after his meeting with Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias on Monday.
Top Most, the supplier, is also expected to deliver the remaining 270 jetmatic pumps within the week.
ILOILO – Drought-stricken farmers in this province, who are not covered by any insurance, will avail first of certified seeds assistance from the Department of Agriculture starting July 5.
Farmers who are included in the submitted damage reports may also avail of the assistance provided that there are still available buffer stocks after the priority beneficiaries are catered.
Provincial Agriculturist Ildefonso Toledo said Iloilo is expecting over 10,000 bags of certified seeds from DA’s regional office to help farmers affected by El Niño phenomenon.