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Hobbies & Advocacies

PRC RESPONDS TO FLOOD VICTIMS IN DAVAO DEL SUR

Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon directed staff and volunteers of the premier humanitarian organization in the country to provide the immediate needs of the families affected by the Low Pressure Area (LPA) and Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) in Mindanao. PRC volunteers and staff served hot meals to 1,691 internally displaced persons (IDPs) […]

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Government

METRO MANILA READY FOR RAINY SEASON – ABALOS

As typhoon cyclone wind signal number one was hoisted in Metro Manila recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority inspected its biggest pumping station, Tripa de Gallina, in Pasay and revetment wall at Provident Village in Marikina City. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos have met with NBI Officer-in-Charge Director Eric Distor […]

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Government

STORM-HIT TEACHERS TO GET FINANCIAL AID – BRIONES

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said the department will provide financial assistance to teachers and employees severely affected by the recent typhoons. “I have directed all field offices, through their respective regional directors, to submit lists of teachers and personnel who were severely affected by the recent typhoons and flooding. These lists will […]

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Politics

PIMENTEL TO DUTERTE: APPOINT A NEW DSWD SECRETARY

Amid the mass evacuation of nearly 200,000 residents from flooded low-lying areas in Luzon, Senator Koko Pimentel III is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint a new secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Pimentel said the government’s flagship poverty-alleviation program, which has a budget of P89 billion for 2018, “needs a […]