3 Towns Release 55,000 Fingerlings

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LINGAYEN, Panagsinan - The fisheries industry in this province will get an added boost with the release of another batch of 55,000 tilapia fingerlings in the coast extending across the municipalities of Mapandan, Urbiztondo and Labrador.

Mayor Maximo Calimlim, Jr. of Mapandan, Mayor Ernesto Balolong, Jr. of Urbiztondo and Mayor Ricardo Camacho of Labrador thanked the governor for the program to improve fish production in the grassroots level. (Liezle Basa Inigo)

Albay Redefines Civil-Military Ops

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) - The Albay Public Safety and Management Office cited Monday the critical role of the military and other men-in-uniform in assisting civil authorities in building disaster resilient communities especially in remote and high risk areas.

Roderick Mendoza gave weight to civil-military cooperation the disaster capability building component of Philippines-US Pacific Angel 12-1"Bayanihan" kicked off Monday with lectures and interfacing with DRRM authorities of Albay, military and police personnel, and other stakeholders.

Various risk reduction initiatives were discussed, said Mendoza.

BFAR Deputizes 48 Fish Wardens

TUGUEGARAO CITY (PIA) - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 2 deputized 48 new fish wardens in Maconacon, Palanan, and Divilacan, in a move to bolster fishery law enforcement in the coastal towns of Isabela.

Arsenio Banares, Fisheries Regulatory and Quarantine Division chief of BFAR 2, said the deputized fish wardens (DFWs) shall complement personnel from law enforcement agencies such as the Philippine National Police in the implementation of fishery laws, rules, and regulations. …