“We must recognize the herculean tasks that all humanitarian workers face and the inspired ways through which they address these challenges, especially now that natural hazards abound,”Read More
Legarda Dinepensahan ang mga Empleyado ng PAGASA: “Sila ang Kaagapay Natin sa Pag-iwas sa Kalamidad”August 16, 2012
“Ang PAGASA ang kaagapay natin sa pag-iwas at paghahanda sa kalamidad. Mababa na nga ang suweldo nila kumpara sa mga may kaparehong trabaho sa ibang bansa, naaantala pa ang kanilang mga benepisyo. Kung nais nating maging disaster resilient, kailangan nating pahalagahan ang serbisyong ibinibigay sa atin ng mga weather forecasters. Kung hindi natin ibibigay ang tamang kompensasyon, paano natin mahihikayat na maglingkod sa bayan ang ating mga magagaling na meteorologist?”Read More
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY PROPOSED TO INSTITUTIONALIZE A MILK FEEDING PROGRAM FOR FILIPINO CHILDREN BY PROVIDING BUDGETARY APPROPRIATIONS TO ENSURE ITS SUSTAINABLE IMPLEMENTATION.
Legarda’s Senate Bill No. 13981 recommends the distribution of locally produced fresh milk from cows, carabaos and goats for direct intake of children ages 5-10 years of age nationwide, to be taken from the produce of local milk suppliers.
“Priority shall be given to children who are located in barangay day care centers, pre-schools and schools where […]
Legarda: Phl Should Lead Global Campaign for Protection of Domestic Workers; Encourage Receiving States to Ratify ILO Convention 189August 14, 2012
“The Philippines’ ratification of ILO Convention 189 will pave the way for the treaty’s entry into force, but we have to do even more by encouraging other states, especially those with high concentration of Filipino domestic workers, to ratify the Convention. This treaty will strengthen our resolve and leverage in negotiating for stronger protection and better terms and conditions of employment of our kasambahays,”Read More
“There is an overwhelming need for a comprehensive recovery and rehabilitation plan that will reduce the susceptibility of all sectors to the floods that threaten people’s health, homes, and livelihoods. Solid waste management is central to such a plan,”Read More