Legarda: Intensify Disaster Preparedness Campaign to Prevent Tragedies

January 6, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda today underscored the need for stronger disaster management efforts as she warned against more frequent and intense tropical storms that may hit the country this year.
The Senator issued the statement following the release of the Global Risk Index 2015, which showed that among 160 countries, the Philippines is most affected by extreme weather conditions, such as intense floods, droughts and fiercer typhoons in 2013.
Legarda, United Nations Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific, […]

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Legarda Invites Filipinos to Traditional Lao Weaving Lecture and Demo

January 5, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda today invited Filipinos to visit the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino gallery at the National Museum in Manila for a lecture and weaving demonstration on traditional Lao weaving on January 8 and 9, 2015.
Legarda said that Madame Keobounma Phetmalayvanh, Director-General of the Lao National Museum, will give a lecture on January 8, 10:00-11:30 am, while Madame Keomoungkhoun Chansamone and Madame Nanthavongdouangsy Kongthong will demonstrate traditional Lao weaving on January 8 and 9, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
“After witnessing various weaving […]

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