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Duterte okays Salceda s proposed Department of Disaster Resiliency

Duterte okays Salceda s proposed Department of Disaster Resiliency.....»»

Category: newsSource: bicolstandard bicolstandardJul 13th, 2018

Speaker Arroyo OKs Department of Disaster Resilience proposal

      LEGAZPI CITY---The proposed draft for the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) or House bill 6075 authored by Albay Second District Rep. Joey Salceda has been given the go-signal by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.   Salceda announced on Friday that after Arroyo assumed her speakership post, she directed the House committees on Government Reorganization and Defense and Security to convene and unanimously draft the proposal and endorse it to the plenary.   "We responded to it because President Duterte has repeatedly underscored in his Sona [State of the Nation Address] the urgency for the creation of departme...Keep on reading: Speaker Arroyo OKs Department of Disaster Resilience proposal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

[OPINION] Urgently needed: Department for disaster resilience and climate change

(Part 1: 5 years after Yolanda, imperatives for addressing disasters ) After supposedly going through 6 technical working group meetings and 11 regional consultations involving more than 1,000 local government units, the proposed Salceda bill consolidated 34 bills and 4 resolutions filed within the House of Representatives since last year. The department is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

SGMA assures passage of bill creating DDR

SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has assured the passage of the consolidated measure on the proposed law seeking to create the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), including the latest version filed by Leyte Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez which is more attuned and responsive to the desired version of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Arroyo sets creation of disaster committee

A new essential committee is set to be created in the House of Representatives under Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo leadership. Responding to the wish of President Rodrigo Duterte to create a Disaster Management Department, Speaker Arroyo said she wanted to have a separate committee that will tackle disaster preparedness and resiliency….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Improved disaster dep’t bill filed

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez on Monday filed a proposed law seeking to create the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) that is more attuned and responsive to the desired version of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte, which guarantees a unity of command, science-based approach, and full-time focus on natural hazards and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

GMA presses okay of disaster dep’t

SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is pushing for the immediate passage of the proposed Disaster Management Department. Arroyo said the disaster body is part of the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte and should be given priority by Congress. According to Arroyo, she got word from at least two committees are ready….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Senators sound alarm over China-funded DILG surveillance project | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Senators sound the alarm over a China-funded surveillance system project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government or DILG, citing its potential ‘security threat’ to the country. Opposition congressman Edcel Lagman believes Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno could not have ‘inserted’ P75 billion into the proposed 2019 budget without the consent of President Rodrigo Duterte. A new study details how extremist groups in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte wants to sign 2019 budget on December 15

President Duterte wants to sign the proposed P3.575-trillion 2019 national budget into law on Dec. 15 so there would be no need to reenact this year’s outlay, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Duterte wants to sign 2019 budget on December 15

President Duterte wants to sign the proposed P3.575-trillion 2019 national budget into law on Dec. 15 so there would be no need to reenact this year’s outlay, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said yesterday. Source link link: Duterte wants to sign 2019 budget on December 15.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Duterte wants to sign 2019 budget on December 15, 2018

President Duterte wants to sign the proposed P3.575-trillion 2019 national budget into law on Dec. 15 so there would be no need to reenact this year’s outlay, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Disaster resiliency held in 5 pilot LGUs

By: Judy Mae Magdato THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 held a Community Training Workshop on the Establishment of Necessary Operational Readiness Systems and Structures last Nov. 14, 2018 at Smallville 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. “Wala tayong choice but to prepare for calamities and disasters. Now we are going down to the community […] The post Disaster resiliency held in 5 pilot LGUs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Philippines and Japan to discuss infrastructure, economic cooperation

High-level officials from the Philippines and Japan are set to meet Wednesday in Manila to discuss the Duterte administration’s infrastructure projects which are proposed for financing assistance from Tokyo, the Department of Finance (DOF) said yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

AFP chief links 10 Metro Manila universities to ‘Red October’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kR3v9qxUdo   At least 10 universities in Metro Manila have allegedly been organized by a broad coalition led by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as part of the so-called "Red October" plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte, the Armed Forces (AFP) chief revealed on Tuesday.   AFP Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr. detailed the plot to oust President Duterte during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance on the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of National Defense and its attached agencies.   It was opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who asked about the ouster plot. Galvez said the "Re...Keep on reading: AFP chief links 10 Metro Manila universities to ‘Red October’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

House okays bill creating Department of Disaster Resilience

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on Monday, October 1, the bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DRR).  Lawmakers voted 181-5-2 to approve House Bill (HB) No. 8165 on 3rd and final reading. The measure was approved on 2nd reading on September 18.  Under the bill, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Duterte visits landslide victims

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flew on a helicopter to the Enan Chiong Activity Center (ECAC) in Naga City, Cebu on Friday, 21 September 2018 and met landslide victims and condole with the families of those killed in the disaster. Duterte was with Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año, Department of Social […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Teachers slam drastic cuts in proposed Duterte 2019 education budget

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers lambasted the hefty cuts in the proposed education budget of the Department of Budget and Management for 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

It’s about time we have a Department of Disaster Resilience

During his third State of the Nation Address, President Duterte mentioned the creation of a new department that would focus on disaster management......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Teachers slam drastic cuts in proposed Duterte 2019 education budget

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers lambasted the hefty cuts in the proposed education budget of the Department of Budget and Management for 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

FEMA-like DDR

The proposed creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) is now gaining momentum at the 17th Congress......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

DOST chief to resign if PAGASA, Phivolcs moved to disaster resilience department

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said he will resign if two agencies under his department are moved to the proposed Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR).  De la Peña made the statement in a news briefing at the Bicol University College of Engineering on Wednesday, August 8, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018