GMA backs Romualdez’s bill on DDR | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, August 27). GMA backs Romualdez’s bill on DDR. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 27, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/274106/gma-backs-romualdez-s-bill-on-ddr.html GMA backs Romualdez’s bill on DDR posted August 27, 2018 at 11:40 pm by Maricel Cruz House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has vowed to pass the consolidated measure on the proposed law seeking to create the Department … Continue reading

Habagat affects nearly 700K | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Editorial Staff. (2018, August 15). Habagat affects nearly 700K. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/15/habagat-affects-nearly-700k/ Habagat affects nearly 700K By The Editorial Staff – August 15, 2018 12:05 AM Torrential rains unleashed by the enhanced southwest monsoon affected nearly 700,000 individuals in six regions of the country, … Continue reading

Senate panel sets probe on government housing projects | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, May 15). Senate panel sets probe on government housing projects. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 15, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/15/1815296/senate-panel-sets-probe-government-housing-projects Senate panel sets probe on government housing projects Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 15, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on urban planning, housing and resettlement will start this … Continue reading

Salceda appeals for assistance to evacuees | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Tribune Wires (2018, January 24). Salceda appeals for assistance to evacuees. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved January 24, 2018 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/salceda-appeals-for-assistance-to-evacuees Salceda appeals for assistance to evacuees Written by  Tribune Wires – Monday, 24 January 2018 Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda has appealed for relief assistance and donations for … Continue reading

Lacson seeks review of disaster management law

Lacson seeks review of disaster management law By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 13, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Romero, P. (2016, September 13). Lacson seeks review of disaster management law. Philstar. Retrieved September 14, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/09/13/1623318/lacson-seeks-review-disaster-management-law MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Panfilo Lacson is seeking a review of the Philippine Disaster Risk … Continue reading

Duterte inspects MM, Luzon | Malaya Business Insight

Duterte inspects MM, Luzon | Malaya Business Insight By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR August 16, 2016 Source: Montemayor, J. (2016, August 16). Duterte inspects MM, Luzon. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 16, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-inspects-mm-luzon PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday conducted an aerial inspection of areas in Metro Manila and Central Luzon, which were affected by heavy rains and … Continue reading

Philippines, Japan remain partners in disaster risk reduction

Philippines, Japan remain partners in disaster risk reduction By Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 2, 2016 – 12:00am Retrieved March 3, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/03/02/1558663/philippines-japan-remain-partners-disaster-risk-reduction MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) kicked off yesterday Fire Prevention Month with Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa attending the event at the Quezon City … Continue reading

House probes disaster funds

House probes disaster funds By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 4, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/11/04/1518123/house-probes-disaster-funds MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives is set to conduct an inquiry into the reported non-release of calamity funds and misuse of anti-poverty allocations under the Aquino administration. The inquiry was prompted by separate … Continue reading

P384-M disaster donations sitting in banks – COA

P384-M disaster donations sitting in banks – COA By Michael Punongbayan (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 2, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/11/02/1517435/p384-m-disaster-donations-sitting-banks-coa MANILA, Philippines – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has kept more than P384 million in donations stashed in its bank account instead of promptly distributing the money to finance the … Continue reading

Lawmaker denounces Yolanda fund irregularities

Lawmaker denounces Yolanda fund irregularities By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 19, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/19/1512339/lawmaker-denounces-yolanda-fund-irregularities MANILA, Philippines – A party-list congressman decried yesterday persistent reports of alleged anomalies at the local level in the distribution of the emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to victims of Typhoon Yolanda by the Department … Continue reading

Miriam urges colleagues to pass bills on typhoon preparation | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Miriam urges colleagues to pass bills on typhoon preparation By Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 15, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/06/15/1466033/miriam-urges-colleagues-pass-bills-typhoon-preparation MANILA, Philippines – As the country braces for the rainy season, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago called on her colleagues yesterday to immediately act on the bills she filed, which are aimed … Continue reading

Lawmakers to review building code provisions | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Lawmakers to review building code provisions | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 26, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/26/1458858/lawmakers-review-building-code-provisions MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers are set to review provisions of the National Building Code and Republic Act 10121, or the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management … Continue reading

DepEd won’t use schools on fault line | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

DepEd won’t use schools on fault line | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 27, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/27/1459159/deped-wont-use-schools-fault-line MANILA, Philippines – School buildings constructed on top of fault lines will not be used when classes start on Monday, Education Secretary Armin Luistro said … Continue reading

House panel tackles bill on regular disaster drills | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House panel tackles bill on regular disaster drills (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 25, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/25/1458490/house-panel-tackles-bill-regular-disaster-drills MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on national defense is deliberating on a measure mandating the regular conduct of disaster risk reduction drills in educational institutions nationwide. Authored by Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr., … Continue reading

Private sector pushes for more disaster risk reduction initiatives | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Private sector pushes for more disaster risk reduction initiatives | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Rhodina Villanueva (The Philippine Star) | Updated April 5, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The private sector has pushed for a more active role in disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives as world leaders and business executives … Continue reading

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