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PRC BATS FOR RESILIENCE 10 YEARS AFTER YOLANDA

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) joined the country in commemorating the 10th year anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan, which buried numerous parts of Luzon and Visayas in rubble along with livelihoods, homes, schools, belongings, and people. “Gusto naming iparamdam sa mga kababayan natin na hindi sila nag-iisa,” is a statement that […]

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Politics

RESILIENCE OF ALBAYANOS AMID MAYON UNREST LAUDED

Albay Governor Grex Lagman praised Albayanos as he reported updates on response operations amid the unrest of Mayon Volcano. In a conference spearheaded by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) Committee on Disaster Resilience (CDR), Lagman reported that about 5,776 families, equivalent to 20,184 individuals, were evacuated in about 34 temporary shelters spread all over […]

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Politics

JULY IS NAT’L DISASTER RESILIENCE MONTH – LEGARDA

In observance of National Disaster Resilience Month this July, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda underscored support for programs dedicated to attaining disaster resilience. Legarda, a United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Global Champion for Resilience, said there must be proactive ways to help the country withstand the effects of calamities battering the country annually. […]

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Government

DA JOINS DISASTER RESILIENCE MONTH CELEBRATION

The Department of Agriculture (DA) joins the entire nation in celebrating the National Disaster Resilience Month as it vows to continuously work on developing the resilience of the agriculture and fisheries sector in the Philippines. Adhering to its commitment in building initiatives to alleviate risks brought by various natural hazards and human-induced disasters which brought […]

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Government

10 LEARNERS HAILED AS ‘BATANG MATIBAY’ AWARDEES

Ten inspiring public elementary school learners who showed their exceptional tibay (resiliency) in difficult circumstances were hailed as this year’s Batang Matibay awardees. Four Batang Matibay from Luzon, namely, Sean Geralyn Mara of Muzon Pabahay ES from Schools Division Office (SDO) of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Isabelle Lara Miranda of San Pedro Central ES, and Xoanne […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

REMEMBERING YOUR PURPOSE AND GOING BEYOND RESILIENCY

One may argue that not everything needs to have a purpose. It’s true, to some extent. We do random things for the sake of doing them. But the stress, pain, and efforts, no matter how big or small, what are they all for, then? In the countless times we fall, remembering our purpose will help […]

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Government

NEA ISSUES IRR OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES EMERGENCY AND RESILIENCY FUND ACT – MASONGSONG

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has issued the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11039, also known as the “Electric Cooperatives Emergency and Resiliency Fund (ECERF) Act.” The 15-page IRR was approved and signed by NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong on December 14, 2018. It has already been registered with the Office of […]