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Loren Proposes a Nutrition Worker per Barangay to Reduce Undernourishment in the Country

July 16, 2012

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 […]

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Legarda Stresses Importance of Corals in Sustaining Life and Livelihood of Filipinos

July 15, 2012

“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,”

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Legarda Spearheads Collaboration Workshop for Cagayan de Oro River Basin

July 15, 2012

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.

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Legarda Echoes Call to Action of the World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction

July 12, 2012

“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,”

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Legarda Pays Tribute to Dolphy; Extends Condolences to Quizon Family

July 11, 2012

“He was the actor who catered to all and he was the best at finding humor in even the simplest of situations. Of course he was talented, but it was his genuinely unique outlook and ability to empathize that set him apart and allowed him to redefine the industry,”

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Legarda Keynotes Opening of 2012 Science and Technology Week

July 10, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY STRESSED THE VITAL ROLE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATION IN FACING THE CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH AT THE OPENING OF THE 2012 NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK LED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DOST).