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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. […]

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MY SENATE BID WILL FOCUS ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS – TOLENTINO

Former Presidential Political Affairs Adviser Francis Tolentino said he will put disaster preparedness as his main thrust in his bid for a Senate seat in the May midterm elections. At the sidelines of his birthday celebration held at the Sigtuna Hall of the Tagaytay International Convention Center (TICC) recently, the former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority […]

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I WILL HELP FUND DUMANGAS EVACUATION CENTER IMPROVEMENT– VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has assured residents of Dumangas town in Iloilo that she will fund the improvement of their evacuation center. Villar, who visited the town to join in the celebration of their annual festival, said she already received the letter of request of the town government and she is now processing the necessary documents […]

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BAYANIHAN SPIRIT WAS ALIVE WHEN TYPHOON ‘OMPONG’ STRUCK – PIMENTEL

While Typhoon “Ompong” left a trail of destruction in its wake before exiting the country Saturday night, the Filipino bayanihan spirit proved to be very much alive in the face of the typhoon’s onslaught. Senator Koko Pimentel gave full praise to mall chains which opened their doors to the public amid the flooding in various […]