Gordon wants early recovery plan for Odette-hit provinces

17/01/2022 3:40:00 PM

Senator Richard Gordon on Monday called for the creation of an early recovery plan for the provinces hard-hit by Typhoon Odette.

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Senator DickGordonDG on Monday called for the creation of an early recovery plan for the provinces hard-hit by Typhoon Odette PH.

Senator Richard Gordon on Monday called for the creation of an early recovery plan for the provinces hard-hit by Typhoon Odette .

(I have a resolution that is asking the Senate right away to appeal to the government agencies, national and local, to craft an early recovery plan, for example in Siargao, Bohol, and Cebu. So we need to build back their houses and also their livelihood.)

“The resolution calls for an initiation immediately of the early recovery of all areas affected by Typhoon Odette or Rai… such as Bohol, Cebu, the Dinagat Islands, and Siargao, and other places like Negros Oriental to help the MSMEs and dislocated businesses and provide support in the form of loans from GOCCs and other banks… and leadership by all appropriate government agencies, in order to rekindle or re-awaken tourism, especially grassroots, back-to-nature tourism, to create livelihood, foster self-help, self-reliance, and cooperation among the people, and to jumpstart tourism activities, local economies therein, and the national economy,” he added.

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“I have a resolution that is asking the Senate right away na magkaroon tayo ng appeal sa government agencies, national and local, na bigyan nating ng early recover [plan] halimbawa sa Siargao, sa Bohol at sa Cebu… So kailangan nila makabangon, bangon ang bahay bangon din ang livelihood,” Gordon said in a privilege speech.By: Morexette Marie B.By - January 17, 2022 7:00 pm GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 17 January) — Despite the total destruction of his restaurant in Siargao Island during the onslaught of typhoon Odette last month, Swiss chef Ivo Swicker did not abandon the place he had learned to love.endIndex: Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 17) — China has announced a 100 million RMB yuan (about ₱800 million) grant to aid the Philippines’ reconstruction efforts in areas hit by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), its envoy said.

(I have a resolution that is asking the Senate right away to appeal to the government agencies, national and local, to craft an early recovery plan, for example in Siargao, Bohol, and Cebu. So we need to build back their houses and also their livelihood. Residents traveling between the two localities made an improvised footbridge that they could use for now.) “The resolution calls for an initiation immediately of the early recovery of all areas affected by Typhoon Odette or Rai… such as Bohol, Cebu, the Dinagat Islands, and Siargao, and other places like Negros Oriental to help the MSMEs and dislocated businesses and provide support in the form of loans from GOCCs and other banks… and leadership by all appropriate government agencies, in order to rekindle or re-awaken tourism, especially grassroots, back-to-nature tourism, to create livelihood, foster self-help, self-reliance, and cooperation among the people, and to jumpstart tourism activities, local economies therein, and the national economy,” he added. Swiss chef Ivo Swicker, whose restaurant in General Luna, Siargao Island got completely smashed by typhoon Odette last month, continues his passion for cooking through the Vedya community kitchen. In December 2021, Typhoon Odette hit several provinces in the southern Philippines. Gov. As of December 31, 2021, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported a total of 4,457,846 people or 1,139,148 families in around 6,000 barangays affected by the typhoon. When the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Odette, President Xi Jinping promptly expressed his sympathies and support, and the Chinese government was among the first to provide emergency assistance,” said Huang.

The most affected areas were Palawan, Negros Occidental, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Southern Leyte, Leyte, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Norte, the NDRRMC said. 2 reinforcing the laws that prohibit the construction in identified setbacks, easement zones, or buffer zones along riverbanks, streams, lakeshores, and seas in the province. Instead, he keeps it burning though a community kitchen helping local typhoon victims. The Department of Budget and Management said it to local government units ravaged by the typhoon, on top of the initial P1 billion released by the agency after President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to release funds from his office. — DVM, GMA News . 2 of the governor explicitly banned the repair, construction, and reconstruction of illegal structures on riverbanks and streams and the shores of seas and lakes within three meters in urban areas, 20 meters in agricultural areas, and 40 meters in forest areas, which is in accordance with the Water Code of the Philippines (Presidential Decree No.