MASA MASID teams to be organized in barangays

 LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar.8 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr   of this town  has ordered the creation of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) teams   in the 20 barangays of the municipality.

“This is to heighten community involvement by mobilizing the support of local stakeholders, volunteers, civic organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sectors in the fight against illegal drugs, criminality and corruption,” he  explained.

The MASA MASID team will be composed of the barangay captain, chairman of the Peace and Order Committee and a representative from the non-government organization in the community.

The team will be tasked to conduct information and education campaigns, organize forums, seminars and related activities on prevention and demand reduction, coordinate and partner with the schools for possible partnership on information drive against illegal drugs, and secure the support of local media such as radio, print and on the use of social media.

It will also encourage the support of interfaith leaders in incorporating anti-illegal drug advocacy in their services and forge partnership with local organizations whose primary mission is to fight illegal drugs.  

MASA MASID is a barangay-based anti-criminality, anti-corruption, and anti-illegal drugs program which encourages multi-sectoral partnership to intensify the spirit of volunteerism at the community level. By: Marcelo B. Lihgawon  (JDP/MBL-– PIA CAR, Ifugao)


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Ifugao parolees, probationers enjoy Valentine’s Day with families

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 24 (PIA)- - Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated around the world through giving gifts, flowers, cards and other forms of showing love and affection. But for the parolees and probationers of Ifugao, they celebrated this memorable day with their   families    guided by the theme “Our Family… a Circle of strength… founded in faith … joined in love… kept by God”.


Ifugao town prohibits half-naked in public places

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NNC to put-up 10 new Nutriskwela community radio stations

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Evacuated families in Ifugao town return home

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - Residents  affected by the armed conflict at barangay Namal, this municipality are back in their homes after spending some nights in government facilities that served as evacuation centers.


The safe closure and rehabilitation of disposal facility of Kiangan

KIANGAN, Ifugao(PIA) - - This municipality proved anew that it is the leading implementer of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) law in the province with the safe closure and rehabilitation of its disposal facility.


Medical mission serves 2,373 patients in Ifugao

LAMUT, Ifugao, Feb. 15  (PIA) - - Foreign and Filipino health care providers  joined forces  anew to serve  more than 2000 people  during the medical surgical and dental services at the Panopdopan District Hospital here  recently.


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