Aklan, Philippines

  • The province of Aklan is within Region VI-Western Visayas
  • Kalibo is the capital of Aklan
  • As of 2007 Aklan has 17 Municipalities and 327 barangays.
    • Every barangay in the province of Aklan has an Interactive Webpage of its own.
  • Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 census)= 495,122
  • Registered Voters per COMELEC (2010)= 258,582
  • Aklan is in the northern part of the island of Panay.

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Updated: November 1, 2022

Over 65K people in Central Visayas affected by Paeng.
DUMAGUETE CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 (DSWD-7) has reported that Tropical Storm Paeng affected 65,461 people or 3,561 families in 220 barangays in the four Central Visayas provinces. A report from the DSWD-7 obtained by the Philippine News Agency on Tuesday showed that as of Oct. 31, more than PHP759,000 in assistance was also handed out by the agency through their local counterparts in the aftermath of the storm. The assistance includes food packs, hot meals, modular tents, and hygiene kits, among others.


Paeng damage to W. Visayas agri sector now at P363-M
BACOLOD CITY – The onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng left an estimated damage of PHP362.934 million to crops in Western Visayas as of Tuesday. A progress report of the Department of Agriculture Region 6 (DA-6) cited by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Emergency Operations Center showed the affected crops include rice, corn, and other high value-crops with a total volume of 14,002 metric tons (MT), of which more than 10,000 MT is for rice alone.

Source: “PNA.GOV.PH

Last Updated on December 4, 2021

Last Updated on December 4, 2021

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