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PAGCOR OPENS AURORA, QUEZON EVACUATION FACILITIES

Residents of Dingalan, Aurora, and San Andres, Quezon now have typhoon-resilient evacuation facilities to seek shelter in during calamities, following the inauguration of new structures in the two provinces, funded by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor). The two-story Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center (MPEC) in Dingalan worth P50 million was opened recently. Dingalan’s picturesque mountains, […]

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ZUBIRI BRINGS RELIEF GOODS TO ODETTE VICTIMS

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri went to Visayas and Mindanao to visit and deliver donations to communities hard hit by Typhoon Odette. “It’s going to be a bleak Christmas for many families this year, but we want to at least make sure that they have something to eat, even if they have to spend the […]

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RELOCATION FOR DISASTER-HIT LAKE SEBU RESIDENTS

The National Housing Authority (NHA) has signified its intention to help the municipal government of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato in developing resettlement sites in the area for residents affected by recent disasters. This was according to Lake Sebu Mayor Floro Gandam, who spoke about the NHA’s prospective role in arranging for the permanent relocation […]

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PRC BRINGS HOPE TO DISASTER-HIT FAMILIES – GORDON

More than just distributing relief goods at the soonest time possible to thousands of families displaced by the recent typhoons that ravaged the country such as Rolly and Ulysses, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) uplifts their dignity and brings hope of rebuilding their lives faster. Senator Dick Gordon, PRC chair and CEO, said this was […]

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HOUSE STARTS FUNDRAISING FOR MINDANAO QUAKE VICTIMS – SPEAKER CAYETANO

The House of Representatives has started raising funds for victims of recent earthquakes that struck Mindanao. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano bared the fundraising endeavor of the House during the Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. (CSFI) Giant Christmas Tree 2019 Launch. The Speaker, together with his wife Rep. Maria Laarni Cayetano (2nd District, Taguig City-Pateros), Deputy Speaker […]

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GORDON TO PHIVOLCS: RELEASE DATA ON MINDANAO EARTHQUAKES FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION

Following the series of strong and destructive earthquakes that hit different areas in Mindanao, Senator Dick Gordon immediately requested the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) to release significant data to educate the public on the condition of the stricken areas. In a letter addressed to PHIVOLCS Director Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., Gordon […]

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PASS DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE BILL – VELASCO

Following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that rocked Mindanao recently, several House members are urging the swift passage of a bill creating a government agency that will specifically deal with disasters and other calamities in the country. Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco said there is now an immediate need for the passage of the administration’s version […]

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GOV’T TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and 2019 senatorial candidate Bong Go sent his sympathies to the families of victims of the 6.1 magnitude quake that recently struck Luzon. “Nakalungkot po ang mga nangyayaring mga ganitong trahedya. Ako po ay nakikidalamhati sa mga naapektuhan ng lindol lalong-lalo na po sa namatayan at nasugatan,” Go […]

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PH NEEDS A DISASTER RESILIENCE DEPARTMENT – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said the country needs a strong and empowered institution capable of responding to the new normal of natural disasters and climate change, as he pushed for the immediate passage of a bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience in the wake of a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that jolted parts of Luzon […]

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FOUNDATION APPEALS FOR ‘BAYANIHAN’ SPIRIT IN RAISING P100,000 FOR VICTIMS OF ‘USMAN’ IN ORIENTAL MINDORO

A foundation that supports local organizations provide emergency relief and assistance to disaster-affected communities is now appealing for help in raising P100,000 for victims of Typhoon “Usman” in Baco, Oriental Mindoro. “We appeal to Filipinos in rekindling the bayanihan spirit and to come in the aid of their kapwa in times of emergencies,” said Fr. […]