“Makati City was given the award after sharing best practices and experiences in managing and reducing urban risk through improved land use planning, emergency management, and increased public awareness through a series of exchanges in 2011,”Read More
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA DECLARED THAT EVERY BARANGAY SHOULD HAVE A “BARANGAY NUTRITION WORKER” RESPONSIBLE FOR DELIVERING NUTRITION SERVICES AND OTHER RELATED ACTIVITIES TO THE COMMUNITY, SUCH AS COMMUNITY HEALTH, BACKYARD FOOD PRODUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION, SUPPLEMENTAL FEEDING AND FAMILY PLANNING EFFORTS.
“In 1978, Presidential Decree 1569 was issued creating the Barangay Nutrition Program. However, there is a need to review, and update this law given the current health and economic situation of the country,” Legarda reveals.
By virtue of Senate Bill […]
“Many may not be aware of the importance of corals in our existence and the direct effect of coral reef degradation in our daily lives and so we have to educate our people. Beyond aesthetics, corals serve a greater purpose in our marine ecosystems, because without them, marine species would practically be homeless,”Read More
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THAT AN EFFECTIVE AND COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT OF THE CAGAYAN DE ORO RIVER BASIN IS KEY TO PREVENTING LOSS OF LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS IN TIMES OF NATURAL HAZARDS AS SHE SPEARHEADS A COLLABORATION WORKSHOP FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO BE HELD IN CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY ON JULY 19.Read More
“While we already know what increases hazards and worsens effects of disasters, we still need to improve on our actions. We need to be proactive and have better strategies for disaster preparedness, and joint endeavors such as sharing of knowledge and best practices will help us have disaster-resilient communities,”Read More