4 months Go pushes for passage of Department of Disaster Resilience MB
By Mario Casayuran Neophyte Senator Christopher Lawrence ‘’Bong’’ Go pressed Congress yesterday to pass Senate Bill 205 that seeks to establish “an empowered, highly-specialized, and responsive Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) with clear unity of command.” Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (MALACAÑANG PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Go made the appeal after inspecting the earthquake-hit Batanes island last Sunday with President Duterte. The measure, to be known as “Disaster Resilience Act of 2019,” was filed early this month. The proposed department will focus on natural disasters and will concentrate on a disaster resilience framework in three key result areas namely Disaster ... more