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Legarda Alarmed over Loss of Lives, Damage Caused by Typhoon Pablo

December 5, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY RENEWED HER CALL FOR HEIGHTENED DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN ALL COMMUNITIES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AS SHE EXPRESSED ALARM OVER THE LOSS OF LIVES AND DAMAGE TO LIVELIHOODS CAUSED BY TYPHOON PABLO.
“LGUs affected by Typhoon Pablo should immediately assess the causes and effects of the landslides and flooding that occurred and make recommendations to improve mitigation and management before another typhoon hits their area,” she explained.
Based on reports from the National Disaster […]

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Legarda Alarmed over Loss of Lives, Damage Caused by Typhoon Pablo

December 5, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY RENEWED HER CALL FOR HEIGHTENED DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN ALL COMMUNITIES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AS SHE EXPRESSED ALARM OVER THE LOSS OF LIVES AND DAMAGE TO LIVELIHOODS CAUSED BY TYPHOON PABLO.
“LGUs affected by Typhoon Pablo should immediately assess the causes and effects of the landslides and flooding that occurred and make recommendations to improve mitigation and management before another typhoon hits their area,” she explained.
Based on reports from the National Disaster […]

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Senate Bill No. 3208, An Act Fortifying the People’s Right of Ownership over Information Held by the People’s Government

December 4, 2012

Senate Session Hall;For years, the Philippine government has been hounded by many controversies, each leaving a dent in the credibility of the bureaucracy. In previous congresses, we had investigated various reports and issues involving government officials alleged of betraying public trust.

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Establishment of SEA CLLSD in the Philippines as a Category 2 Centre Under the auspices of UNESCO

December 4, 2012

I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 898, under Committee Report No. 482, titled “Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concerning the Establishment of a South-East Asian Center for Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development (SEA CLLSD) in the Republic of the Philippines as a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO”.

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Legarda files Senate version of FOI bill

December 4, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Loren Legarda co-sponsored yesterday the People’s Ownership of Government Information (POGI) bill, the Senate’s version of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act which seeks to ensure honesty and transparency in government.

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Legarda Pushes for Senate Concurrence in UNESCO Learning Center for Sustainable Development

December 3, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY URGED THE SENATE TO CONCUR IN THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PHILIPPINES AND THE UNESCO CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SOUTH-EAST ASIAN CENTER FOR LIFELONG LEARNING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (SEA CLLSD) IN THE COUNTRY.
“The establishment of the SEA CLLSD seeks to develop and provide appropriate learning programs, which aim to benefit the marginalized, the disadvantaged, and the underserved members of the population, including our indigenous peoples, our out-of-school youth and our non-literate adults, as it envisions […]

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LGUs told: Heed Lessons of Previous Tragic Storms

December 3, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Loren Legarda urged local government units (LGU) Monday to prepare for typhoon Pablo (international name Bopha) to avoid a repeat of calamities of previous destructive storms, including tropical storm Sendong which hit Mindanao almost one year ago.
“Let us heed the warning and the lessons of Ondoy, Pepeng and Sendong,” Legarda said referring to the three strong storms that hit the country in the past years and left thousands dead with thousands more displaced and homeless.

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Legarda Supports Passage of FOI Bill

December 3, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY EXPRESSED SUPPORT TO THE PROPOSED FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FOI) BILL, STRESSING THAT HONESTY, TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY MUST ALWAYS BE UPHELD TO GAIN BACK THE PEOPLE’S CONFIDENCE AND FAITH IN THE BUREAUCRACY.

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Legarda Urges LGUs, Public to Be Prepared for Typhoon Pablo

December 3, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY URGED LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND THE PUBLIC TO BE PREPARED AND REMAIN ALERT AS TYPHOON PABLO ENTERED THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (PAR).
“Let us heed the warning and the lessons of Ondoy, Pepeng and Sendong. Both the government and our people should have been prepared way before the typhoon entered the country,” said Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change.
According to PAGASA, Surigao del Sur and the Northern part of Davao Oriental […]

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The National Museum should have a section just for these products to illustrate the fine craftsmanship of yesteryear. Senator Loren Legarda has contributed much in the promotion of such crafts. She should be supported by government.

December 3, 2012

“The National Museum should have a section just for these products to illustrate the fine craftsmanship of yesteryear. Senator Loren Legarda has contributed much in the promotion of such crafts. She should be supported by government.”
Philippine Star, F. Sionil Jose, Columnist
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