While several local chief executives barely slept preparing for Typhoon Ulysses due to its forecasted strength, Celebrity Politiko (CP) was cooling his heels at a posh resort over 200 kilometers away from his bailiwick.
In its 9th episode of the Laging Handa Dokyu series entitled “Oragon,” the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Office of the Global Media and Public Affairs, featured how the Bicolanos recovered from the three consecutive storms in recent weeks with the help of both the national and local government.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has yet to receive an explanation from Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano about his absence from his area at the height of the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco and two other House leaders on Monday filed a resolution calling for a congressional inquiry into the cause of massive flooding that submerged the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday pushed for the realignment of at least P20 billion from the anomalous “skeleton projects” he exposed last week, to the rehabilitation and recovery of areas hit hard by recent typhoons.
MANILA – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Monday has approved a resolution recommending to President Rodrigo Duterte to place the entire Luzon under a state of calamity following the widespread damage caused by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoons Quinta and Ulysses.
Instead of going to questionable multi-purpose buildings, some P68 billion in the 2021 budget could go to helping areas ravaged by recent calamities including Typhoons Rolly, Siony and Ulysses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, on Thursday, ordered the deployment of more than 25,000 police officers to assist in disaster response, particularly in search and rescue operations, in areas battered by Typhoon Ulysses.
As the Philippines suffers from the onslaught of typhoon “Ulysses,” President Rodrigo Duterte called for the developed nations to reduce their carbon emissions to mitigate the negative consequences of climate change.
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