DOLE Agusan del Norte Provincial Office provided emergency employment thru the Tulong Pangkabuhayan para sa Displaced/Disadvantaged (TUPAD) Workers #BahayKoBarangayKo (# BKBK) and Post-Covid19 Intervention Program to 1, 261 beneficiaries in Butuan City, municipalities of Remedios T. Romualdez (RTR), and Las Nieves in Agusan del Norte.

One hundred seventy-six (176) beneficiaries were paid in Las Nieves on May 28, 2020 with a total amount of Php 563,200.00 for TUPAD #BKBK program, while Php 2,982,400.00 was releases for the 932 beneficiaries in Butuan City on June 9-11, 2020. One hundred fifty-three (153) beneficiaries were paid in RTR were paid pf Php 489,600.00 for TUPAD Post-Covid19 Intervention Program.

TUPAD #BKBK and Post-Covid19 intervention programs are initiatives of the government thru DOLE to help the informal sector workers who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic cope with the crisis. The workers render 10-day work and are paid the daily minimum wage of Php 320.00.