Among the eleven (11) municipalities in Compostela Valley Province, only two (2) was recognized as the Top Performer Public Employment Service Office (PESO) by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
One of which, is our dear municipality of Nabunturan under the Human Resource and Management Office (HRMO).
The top performers were awarded with a set of desktop computer in recognition of the efforts of the municipality in providing quality service.
Thus, during the Monday convocation on November 25, 2019, the award was received by Ms. Reynita Villan, Human Resource and Management Officer from Sir Isidrick M. Paqueo, Sr. Local Employment Officer of DOLE. (IO, RL)
Last November 20, 2019, the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) together with the Reformed Voluntary Surrenderers attends the Reformed Voluntary Surrenderers (RVS) Day in celebration of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week (from November 17-23, 2019) at Provincial Capitol Ground, Cabidianan, Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province.
In the event, the RVS Nabunturan proudly championed the Basketball game.
With the theme, “Health for Justice, Justice for Health” the Province of Compostela Valley (soon to be Davao de Oro) among the eleven (11) municipalities is one with the national celebration against drug abuse.
Last November 15,2019, the Local Government Unit of
Nabunturan with Local Chief Executive Chelita C. Amatong and the Municipal
Health Office, headed by Dr. Danielo O. Rubillos, is very much delighted to be
awarded the prestigious DOH Red Orchid Awards 2019 for 100% Tobacco-Free
Environment at Grand Mensing, Davao City.
The Red Orchid Award is an annual search for 100%
Tobacco-Free Environment among different administrative levels (national,
regional, provincial, city, municipal) of the Department of Health (DOH).
The winners are judged based on the strength of the
comprehensive efforts to implement the 100% smoke-free environments using the
World Health Organization (WHO) MPOWER initiative.
MPOWER is an acronym that denotes the six proven tobacco
control policies: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies; Protect people
from tobacco smoke; Offer help to quit tobacco use; Warn against the dangers of
tobacco; Enforce bans on tobacco advertising; and Raise taxes on tobacco.
The result of percentages become the basis for the color of
the orchid each nominee will receive. The White Orchid (71-80%) and the Pink
Orchid (81-90%) are considered as runner up and Red Orchid (100%) is the
LGU-Nabunturan with the Municipal Anti-Smoking Task Force is truly grateful to every barangay, agencies, organizations and individuals who supported this initiative of a Smoke-Free Nabunturan. (IO, RL)
In light with the October 16 and 29
occurrence, wherein the municipality felt the magnitude 6.3 and 6.4 earthquake,
leaving some noticeable cracks in elementary and high school buildings, the
Local Government of Nabunturan took immediate actions.
On October 16, an initial incident
report was submitted by Ms. Jennifer F. Echavez of the Municipal Disaster Risk
Reduction and Management Office (MDRMMO) after their assessment to various
schools in the municipality, highlighting the schools with cracks found.
In the initial assessment, Engineer
Thelma Gisma, Municipal Engineer, declared that the buildings were still fit to
Until the second earthquake on the
morning of October 29, Mayor Chelita C. Amatong called for an emergency meeting
in response to the phenomenon that have brought fear to the people of
The Provincial Office of the Governor
also issued orders for the cancellation of classes in all levels in the
municipality as precautionary measures.
The next day, three teams composed of
representatives from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Nabunturan
Emergency Response Team (NERT), and Office of the Municipal Engineer, were
dispatched to check vulnerable school buildings in the municipality that have
been found with visible cracks.
The teachers and disaster focal(s)
were then enlightened with the status of the buildings and the necessary
measures to be done. From the assessment, most of the school buildings are fit
to hold classes.
November 3 to 11, 2019, the Nabunturan Emergency Response Team (NERT) under the
Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office
flew to Bacolod City, Negros Occidental to undergo a Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) Course at Amity Public
Thirteen (13) NERT responders along
with provincial responders and rescuers from Monkayo and Mawab completed the
8-day CSSR course that is in accordance with the Program for the Enhancement of
Emergency Response (PEER) standard.
This is to capacitate the rescuers and
responders in a highly critical event like Earthquake which is unprecedented by
With an equipped and capacitated Disaster Risk Reduction and Management rescuers, the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan seeks to provide fast and quality services to Nabunturanons whenever, wherever.
On October 4, 2019, Local Chief Executive Chelita C. Amatong led another Blessing and Turn-over Ceremony of Potable Water System Project worth over 1.5 million pesos at Purok 2, Barangay Poblacion together with Sir Freddie D. Coronica, Special Project Consultant; Barangay Captain Debbie Tan represented by Hon. Cyrian Reterba, barangay officials and functionaries.
The said project is the fifth Potable Water System in the municipality, that is run by solar power.
Mayor Amatong, in her message,urged the people of Purok 2 to take good care of the project and instill harmonious relationship within the community.
Three (3) water system projects, in Barangay Cabidianan, Pangutosan, and San Roque will also be implemented this year 2019.
These steps seek to create more sustainable projects that will be beneficial for the growth and development of Nabunturan.
The Municipal Youth Development
Council in partnership with the NNCHS Supreme Student Government and the
Philippine National Police successfully initiated an Anti-Illegal Drug
Symposium last June 21, 2019 at the SHS Home Economics Building, NNCHS,
PSSg. Marlon H. Torrefranca,
investigator from Nabunturan Police Station, stood as the Resource Speaker of
He discussed the dangers of using and selling
illegal drugs as well as the consequences as stipulated in the law. He was also
accompanied by some of the PNP personnel assigned in the municipality.
Present during the symposium were
the selected Grade 11 and 12 teachers and students from NNCHS, the SSG officers
and adviser, Hon. James Carlo Tanduyan (SKMF), Don Kryle Sy (LYDO), Joffrey
Baclaan (Asst. LYDO), Benes Coquilla (LGBT President), Krystal Kate Amposta (4Ks
President), and Amber Aparece (SKMF Secretary).
This is only the beginning of the Anti-Drug Symposiums that will be conducted by the Municipal Youth Development Council in the secondary schools in Nabunturan.
12 bold candidates
shall showcase their beauty, wit, and advocacy in this year’s staging of
Binibining Nabunturan (BBN) 2019, in celebration of the much-awaited 62nd
Founding Anniversary of the municipality.
Chosen among the 28
bountiful barangays of Nabunturan, the young ladies fearlessly conquered the
3-day beauty camp in Barangay Sasa.
Through the help of
extensive training courses and seasoned local fashion professionals, the ladies
showed promising potential as the next Binibini
and Ambassadress of Goodwill.
leveled-up their game, particularly in the *pre-q&a
term* where their eloquence has been put to test.
Charly K. Valer, Head of the Organizing Committee,
believes that this year’s pageant will be both exhilarating and exciting with a
great caliber of candidates.
pageant-enthusiasts will be as thrilled, for the ladies will be wearing
Mindanao’s elite fashion designer, Neil Patrick Jimlani’s creations.
As well as
Philippines’ top shoe designer, Jojo Bragais’, which is a remarkable name in
the pageant world and Binibining Nabunturan’s …
As such, the Local
Government Unit of Nabunturan invites everyone to witness who will be this year’s
Binibining Nabunturan on July 21, 2019 at the Assumption College of Nabunturan
June 12 marks another
significant day for Filipinos, thus the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan,
governed by Mayor Chelita C. Amatong is in one with the national celebration of
the 121st Independence Day with the theme “Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan.”
department heads, section heads, and employees observed the short program with
The Keynote Speaker for
the said event was PCI Jetnand Louie D. Carillo of Nabunturan Police Station,
in his speech he expressed his patriotism…
“…this moment is not only a celebration of
the freedom that we cherish but also to remember the gallant men and women who
sacrifice their lives for our liberty from foreign colonial ruler.
Since time immemorial
we have proven that so long as we are united under the banner of transparency,
accountability, and integrity, we can take any insurmountable task.
As the head of our
police force in this town, I enjoin everyone to stand in courage and take
responsibility in making Nabunturan, the heart of the valley, a safer place to
live, work, and do business… ”
On one hand, a turn-over ceremony of Radio External Antenna was also conducted by Mayor Amatong with Vice Mayor Rodel G. Balili, SB officials’ Hon. Jeovy G. Mandin, Hon. Cheryl A. Trinidad, Hon. Mark Tristan Humol, Hon. Francis Secuya, Hon. Eric Feb Llanos, MDRRM officer Jennifer F. Echavez and Sir Thata Tabuldan to Barangay Bayabas thru Brgy. Captain Christopher Base.