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Legarda: PAL To Have Direct Flights to Antique Starting December 16

November 14, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today announced that the Philippine Airlines (PAL), the country’s flag carrier, would have direct flights to Antique starting December 16, 2018.

 

Scheduled every Sunday and Tuesday, the PAL flight will depart from Clark Airport at 6:00am and arrive in San Jose, Antique at 7:20am. Its return flight will leave Antique at 7:40am and arrive in Clark at 9:00am.

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Dayaw Features Pasig River

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the third episode of Dayaw Season 6: Agos on Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

The third episode, “Pasig (Rediscovering the Source)”, explores the rich history of Pasig River and tells the little known stories of Manila’s districts that sprung up along its riverbanks and the role that the river still plays in the cities’ inhabitants.

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Legarda Renews Call to Strengthen Disaster Resilience on 5th Yolanda Anniversary

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for communities to heighten resilience to disasters as the nation commemorates today, November 8, the fifth anniversary of Supertyphoon Yolanda.

“Long before Yolanda and more so after, I have knocked on the doors of local government units (LGUs) urging them to implement our environmental laws to build resilience and reduce disaster risks. Disaster preparedness is one of the seven core areas of governance in building sustainably progressive and inclusive communities,” said Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience.

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Legarda Lauds Antique for Receiving Seal of Good Local Governance

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda lauded the local government of her home province of Antique, led by Governor Rhodora Cadiao, for receiving the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance.

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Inday Loren Reminds Antiqueños to Prepare for Earthquakes

November 5, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today expressed concern over the safety of her kasimanwas after a magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted the province at 7:45am on Monday. The epicenter was located at the province’s capital, San Jose de Buenavista, but was also felt in neighboring towns, including Iloilo City.

A minute later, another earthquake with magnitude 4.0 hit Sibunag, Guimaras, and was followed a few hours later by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Guimbal, Iloilo province.

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Legarda Urges Community-Based Early Warning Systems to Reduce Losses from Tsunamis and Disasters

November 4, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today called on national and local officials to implement community-based early warning systems and other disaster risk reduction measures to save lives and mitigate damages from tsunamis and other disasters.

 

Legarda, Global Champion for Resilience of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), made the statement on World Tsunami Awareness Day, November 5, which aligns this year with the International Day for Disaster Reduction and the Sendai Seven Campaign focusing on Target “C” of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction aimed at reducing direct disaster economic loss in relation to GDP.