November 16, 2014
There is a long history of cooperation and selflessness in the face of crisis and disasters. “Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), Tropical Storm “Ondoy” (Ketsana), Tropical Depression “Pepeng” (Tarma), Typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha), just to name a few, brought massive destruction and death, and yet these times of crisis also brought out the best in people in the many ways they tried to ease the suffering.
November 16, 2014
We bring out the best in ourselves by trying to help others survive after each disaster. […]
Almost every weekend, Sen. Loren Legarda invites an indigenous group with a dying fabric-making tradition to do a demonstration of their weaving techniques.
November 14, 2014
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Hibla Gallery of the National Museum, the Mandaya folk from Barangay Sangab, Caraga town in Davao Oriental, will demonstrate their weaving.
The Mandaya is one of the indigenous communities living in the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary that was recently inscribed by the Unesco as a World Heritage Site.
“I am […]
Senator Loren Legarda invites citizens to a weaving demonstration by Mandayas from Davao Oriental at the National Museum on November 15-16, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
November 11, 2014
Legarda, patron of the country’s first permanent textile gallery,Hibla ng Lahing Filipino, said that Mandayas from Barangay Sangab in the Municipality of Caraga, Davao Oriental will demonstrate the dagmay weaving.
The Mandaya is one of the indigenous communities inhabiting areas of the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary, recently inscribed by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site.
“I am […]
Senator Loren Legarda said that disaster risk reduction (DRR) is not merely part of the private sector’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), but should be at the core of business strategies.
November 10, 2014
Legarda, United Nations Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) for Asia-Pacific, made the statement at the Top Leaders Forum 2014: Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for DRR, organized by SM Prime and the UN Office for DRR (UNISDR) on November 10, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
“DRR is […]
Senator Loren Legarda today said that public-private partnerships (PPPs), which have been usually favored for basic services and infrastructure, could very well help fuel the country’s disaster risk reduction (DRR) thrusts.
Speaking at the Top Leaders Forum 2014, which was organized by SM Prime and the United Nations Office For Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Legarda explained how PPPs could be instrumental in DRR and in building sustainable and resilient communities.
“Disasters as an enemy are becoming more enigmatic and formidable. It is […]