3 days Gordon bats for better supervision of NIA after severe flooding in Cagayan, Isabela Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines---Senator Richard "Dick" Gordon demanded better supervision of the National Irrigation Administration to avoid a repeat of the disastrous floods that submerged Cagayan and Isabela after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. "We cannot solve everything thru legislation, all the laws are there. What is important is that NIA is properly supervised,"said Gordon in a statement. Gordon advised NIA to practice the 4Ps---predict, plan, prepare, and practice---like what the Philippine Red Cross does, of which he is the chairman and CEO, to try to minimize the effects of disasters and save as many lives as possible. "They should practice the ... more