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Protective Services

The local police and the fire fighting force primarily undertake the protective services and maintenance of peace, order and public safety. There are 34 PNP officers and 13 firemen in 2015. There are also barangay tanods stationed and mobilized in all barangays supporting the local police force in maintaining peace and order in the locality.  In terms of building and facilities for protective services, a police station is located beside the public market, a fire station beside the Municipal Health Office, and a municipal jail at the municipal hall. To facilitate the delivery of services and provide immediate action when circumstances demands, the local police force is equipped with two continue reading : Protective Services

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Income, Expenditure and Employment

The annual average family income is estimated to be P 162,000 in 2012 while the annual family expenditure is P 144,000. The annual inflation rate is 0.9 while the consumer price index is 148.9 in 2015.

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Housing

A total of 9,913 households were recorded in the municipality in 2007 and there are 9,846 occupied housing units. This translates to a ratio of 1.007 household per occupied housing unit. The ratio of population per occupied housing unit is 5.071. For the same censal year, there are estimated 163 unacceptable housing units and 121 makeshift housing units.  An estimated 3.18% of housing units are in need of tenure improvement. Also, 13.7% of housing units are made up of makeshift materials and therefore needs structural improvement. In terms of tenurial status of the 10,447 housing units in 2010, 85.87% are owned/being amortized, 9.53% are rent-free with consent of the owner, 2.7% continue reading : Housing

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Education

Irosin has complete learning institutions from preparatory to college education. There are 31 public elementary schools, three public high schools, one private school with elementary and high school level and one private college. The public elementary schools in the Irosin district is comprised of one central school, 27 elementary schools and three primary schools dispersed in all 28 barangays of the municipality. These school sites are mainly located in the built-up areas of urban and rural barangays and have an aggregate land area of about 22 hectares.

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Health

The Municipal Health Office (MHO) directly provides basic health services to the people covering primary health care such as maternal and child care, family planning, nutrition, immunization program, micronutrient supplementation, communicable and non-communicable disease control services, dental care services, environmental sanitation and health education. The Rural Health Units of the municipality are composed of one Main Health Center and nine Barangay Health Stations (BHS). The Main Health Center (MHC) serves the whole municipality and is under administrative and technical supervision of the LGU. The MHC is a Basic Emergency Maternal and Obstetrical New Born Care (BEMONC) facility and complies to PhilHealth accreditation standards for OPB package, maternity care package and continue reading : Health

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