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PRC INTENSIFIES BRGY-BASED RC 143 VOLUNTEER SYSTEM

Amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Valenzuela Chapter held its 8th Biennial Chapter Assembly at the PRC Valenzuela City Chapter Building, ALERT Center Compound, Malinta, Valenzuela City, with the theme “Embracing the new normal towards a resilient community.” PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon, in his address to the Assembly participants, […]

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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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PRC GIVES 15,000 COVID-19 VAX DOSES IN MARAWI CITY

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) administered 15,249 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in Marawi City through the PRC Mobile Bakuna Team, fully inoculating 7,657 persons from 2021 to 2022. The PRC Bakuna Team supported the city government’s vaccination efforts at the City Hall Gym in Barangay Bangon, Marawi City. PRC Chairman and CEO Dick […]

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PRC OFFERS 2ND COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOT – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said its “bakuna” (vaccination) center will allow the administration of a second COVID-19 booster shot to all eligible walk-in vaccinees. PRC Chairman and CEO, Senator Dick Gordon, urged those priority groups belonging to the health workers and senior citizens population, to avail themselves of their second booster dose in PRC’s […]

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MARAWI SIEGE COMPENSATION BILL NOW A LAW – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon welcomed the passage of Republic Act No. 11696, which awards compensation to the victims of the 2017 Marawi siege. Gordon, co-author, and co-sponsor of the measure is hopeful that the law will be used as the first step by victims seeking to recover from the horrors of armed conflict. “With the signing […]

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PRC DEPLOYS EMS AT PANAGBENGA FLOWER FESTIVAL

As Baguio City opened its doors once again to tourists with the belated celebration of the Panagbenga Festival, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) provided emergency medical services (EMS). Instead of the usual February celebration, the city opted to hold the world-renowned festival during the whole month of March 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions on mobility […]

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PRC TO OFFER MORE COVID-19 SALIVA TESTS – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon urged the Department of Health (DOH) in augmenting its testing capabilities through the administration of saliva tests amidst a rise in COVID-19 cases across the country. Gordon, chairman of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), explained that they will be offering more saliva tests across its 13 functioning molecular laboratories as a cheaper […]

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UN RANKS PRC AS TOP RESPONDER IN ‘ODETTE’ – GORDON

According to the United Nations, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) topped overall responses to communities struck by Super Typhoon Odette. “With our mandate of being always first, always ready, and always there, we will continue to be the first to respond to save lives and provide immediate humanitarian assistance and protection to those with the […]

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PRC SENDS HELP TO ‘ODETTE’-HIT BOHOL, CEBU

Senator Dick Gordon sent relief goods to families affected by the recent supertyphoon Odette in some parts of Visayas and Mindanao in an effort to spread hope to them and rebuild their lives with dignity. Gordon assured that the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) he chairs will continue to assist the most vulnerable residents in Ubay […]

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GORDON TO BARMM OFFICIALS: LEARN FROM SBMA

Senator Dick Gordon has assured the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) of his unequivocal support in building a formidable region in the South. Speaking during the recent inaugural BARMM Donor’s Forum, Gordon encouraged BARMM officials to take a page out of Subic’s success book which had proven to be an outstanding formula in […]