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ZUBIRI TO CANDIDATES: ‘ODETTE’ VICTIMS NEED HELP

Senator Migz Zubiri bookended the holidays by heading to provinces struck by Typhoon Odette, personally delivering rice, groceries, water, face masks, and tents, purchased using personal funds he had originally intended for his advertising budget as a senatorial candidate for the upcoming elections. “As soon as we saw how Typhoon Odette ravaged Visayas and Mindanao, […]

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GIVE 1-YEAR LOAN AMORTIZATION MORATORIUM FOR TAAL ERUPTION VICTIMS – GATCHALIAN

To help them rebuild their lives amid the calamity, Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for the imposition of a one-year moratorium on loan amortizations for residents affected by the Taal Volcano eruption. Immediately upon Congress’ resumption of session, Gatchalian filed Senate Resolution No. 289 (SRN 289) urging the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the Social […]

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HOUSING FOR YOLANDA VICTIMS IN 2 PANAY TOWNS NOW COMPLETE — NOGRALES

“Just like we promised last week, there would be regular turnovers of completed housing units for Yolanda victims. We have now fully completed the residential projects for the towns of Anilao, Iloilo and Pres. Roxas, Capiz, both in Panay island.”This was according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles who has confirmed that the finished units have […]

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AMEND THE ANTI-HAZING LAW, INCLUDE WILLING VICTIMS AS ACCOMPLICES– REP. NOGRALES

Amid the outrage over the recent spate of hazing incidents across the country, including the death of Philippine Military Academy cadet Darwin Dormitorio in September, a neophyte lawmaker is seeking to introduce amendments to the anti-hazing law which he hopes could end hazing’s culture of impunity. Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles, who is pushing […]

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CREATE PERMANENT EVACUATION CENTERS – GO

Senator Bong Go extended help to 953 victims  of a fire that broke out on August 19 in Barangay San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal. The victims, who lived in shanties, gathered at the covered court of Greenpark Village and received financial assistance, lunch and grocery packs from Go and supporters who share the same advocacy of […]

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DILG-7 TO HELP NHA AWARD YOLANDA HOUSING UNITS – NOGRALES

The Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has been tapped to help the National Housing Authority (NHA) award housing units to identified “Yolanda” beneficiaries in Cebu. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said 5,272 housing units have been fully completed for victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu, but only 731 of these […]