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DENR TO SEND MORE AID TO ‘ODETTE’-HIT AREAS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has mounted initial relief operations and vowed further assistance to communities hit hard by Super Typhoon Odette. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu has tasked Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns Benny Antiporda to assess the situation and conduct relief operations in Siargao Island in […]

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Politics

BALIK PROBINSYA TO HELP ADDRESS INSURGENCY – MALALUAN

The municipal government of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro is now laying down its plans to guarantee that the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” program or BP2 will be effective and give returning locals a good livelihood. Mayor Elgin Malaluan said he is fully supporting the program, which could help end the insurgency problem by encouraging rebels to […]

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CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE — NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles called on Congress to fast track the creation of a Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), noting that the recent series of earthquakes that struck Mindanao and other natural calamities that hit other parts of the country required full-time, Cabinet-level attention. “We cannot predict the occurrence of disasters. They are not conveniently timed […]

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NOGRALES ASSURES BATANES QUAKE VICTIMS OF IMMEDIATE HELP

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said President Rodrigo Duterte has mobilized all government agencies to respond and provide assistance to the victims of the powerful earthquake that jolted the province of Batanes Saturday morning. Nograles said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has been tasked to coordinate efforts to ensure that all the […]