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Barangay

In the Philippines, a political subdivision approximately equivalent to a neighborhood.
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'The mandate really is to make our services closer to the barangays,' Tupas said on Wednesday, adding the program focuses on barangays in fourth to sixth class municipalities.
The city of Dumaguete and four other barangays recently received nutrition awards from the Department of Health (DOH) Center for Health Development in Central Visayas.
'We are just about to implement the programs for barangays and for a short period of time, nandito na naman sa elections.
DAVAO CITY - At least 341 persons were evacuated to safer grounds after strong monsoon waves battered eight coastal barangays in Davao City, which destroyed 89 houses and left 104 others partially damaged, a data released by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) on Sunday morning.
Reyes added that the DILG may file cases against barangays that do not create the BESWMC.
The truncated terms of sitting barangays but also provide them with the ample time to finish their programs and projects," he added.
On June 14, cash gift distribution was done at the respective barangay halls of Barangays Dasmarinas and Forbes Park.
While both barangays regularly access funds from the government, they also pursue fund-raising activities, or solicit support from generous residents for their various projects.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Ramon Cualoping III on Friday asked village officials in this city to clear their barangays of illegal drugs at the soonest time possible.
The bill provides that all members of barangays, including secretaries and treasurers, would be declared regular government employees, and shall be entitled to fixed salaries and benefits.
Only 15% of the city's 182 barangays have constituted an operational Barangay Solid Waste Management Committee (BSWMC) based on the latest audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA).
Angara has filed Senate Bill 136 or the Magna Carta for Barangays in order to provide the officials of barangays better pay and benefits and greater local autonomy.