7 months QC solon says Batanes quakes underscore need to create disaster resilience department MB
By BenRosario The twin earthquakes that hit Batanes has underscored the urgency of passing a bill that will create the proposed Disaster Resiliency and Alertness Management Department (DREAM Department). Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas has aired confidence that the House leadership will swiftly act on the measure, noting that the bill responds to the call of President Rodrigo Duterte in his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA). Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas(Alfred Vargas official Facebook page / MANILA BULLETIN) Vargas authored House Bill No. 2001 or the proposed creation of the DREAM Department, which will institutionalize the policies, structures, ... more