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UN Recognizes Senator Loren Legarda as a ‘Hero of Resilience’

October 15, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda expressed gratitude for being recognized by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) as a Hero of Resilience.
Of the three billion women worldwide, Legarda is the only Filipino and one of only few who were recognized as heroes of resilience by the UNISDR in celebration of the 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction. This year’s theme is Women and Girls: The [in]Visible Force of Resilience.
“I am thankful for this recognition as it gives importance to […]

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5-year Plan to Lick Joblessness Bared

October 15, 2012

In light of these fears, Sen. Loren Legarda, as well as University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture professors Rizalito Mercado, Enrique Sta. Maria and Manolo Noche, agree that proper planning and education are necessary to stem the damage of heavy monsoon rains, bad weather, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.
Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, said people should expect heavy monsoon rains to be the norm in the years to come.
“This is climate change,” […]

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