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Core Shelter Assistance Project Fund Released and Distributed
Core Shelter Assistance Project Fund Released and Distributed


It’s like “manna” from heaven for Sirangan informal settlers when they received “pro bono”,  the core shelter assistance amounting to P32 million from DSWD and the housing lots at the San Lorenzo Relocation Site, Barangay Bibincahan, from the City Government representing the first 200 of the 500 housing
Sorsogon City Celebrates World Water Day
Sorsogon City Celebrates World Water Day


DENR-PENRO Sorsogon, in partnership with LGU Sorsogon City, celebrated World Water Day on March 22, 2017 with a simple ceremony at the Pier Site and followed by a  Clean-up Drive. at the back of the Sorsogon Pilot Elementary School and along the coastlines of the Pier Site.This was actively supported and participated
LGU Sorsogon City Holds Writeshop on CDP, ELA and CAPDEV Agenda
LGU Sorsogon City Holds Writeshop on CDP, ELA and CAPDEV Agenda


The formulation of an updated Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP), Executive-Legislative (ELA) Agenda and Capability Development (CAPDEV) agenda of the City Government took center stage during the 3-day Write-Shop at the Local Government Academy Training Center, UP Los Baños, Laguna on February 1-3, 2017. Participants
A Natural Born Entrepreneur
A Natural Born Entrepreneur


(A Success Story of a Young Entrepreneur) She doesn’t need a Business Degree to prove to the world that she can be successful in business through sheer guts and determination. A High School graduate, Mrs. Cecilia D. Hapita of San Vicente Bacon, Sorsogon City, now in her   late thirties, married, with
CDRRMC Holds LCCAP Write-shop
CDRRMC Holds LCCAP Write-shop


A 3-day write-shop was conducted on January 11-13, 2017 at the Fritz Homestay, Tugos, Sorsogon City, to come up with the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) for the LGU. Members of the City Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) drafted the Plan under the guidance of Professor Florito M. Dapena, the City
City Government Celebrates 16th Foundation Day Anniversary
City Government Celebrates 16th Foundation Day Anniversary


Simple yet memorable celebration of the City Government’s 16th Foundation Day Anniversary was held on December 16, 2016 at the City Hall grounds. Amidst intermittent rains, the celebration was ushered in by the traditional Misa de Gallo officiated by Rev. Fr. Rey Malabanan which was attended by Hon. Sally
CDRRMC Holds Year-end Conference
CDRRMC Holds Year-end Conference


The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) held its Year-End Conference last December 19-20, 2016 at the Vitton Resort Hotel, Donsol, Sorsogon. The objective of the conference was to review, assess and integrate its programs and advocacies on disaster risk reduction management and ascertain gaps
Sorsogon City bags Gawad Gobernador sa Paligiran Award
Sorsogon City bags Gawad Gobernador sa Paligiran Award


  After winning the Seal of Good Local Governance Award, another “feather on the cap”   of LGU Sorsogon City was added when it topped the 2016 Gawad Gobernador Sa Paligiran Award, a yearly award honoring Sorsogon LGUs advocating and implementing environment-friendly programs and practices. Complementing
Mayor Sally A. Lee applauded in World Summit
Mayor Sally A. Lee applauded in World Summit


“It is the mother in you and being a hands-on, 24-7 leader that made your presentations very powerful”. This was the common accolade and bravura to the different presentations and speeches made by the Hon. Sally A. Lee from global leaders and other participants to the recently-concluded international forum