Senator Win Gatchalian conducts site inspections in Cagayan and Isabela provinces today as a prelude to the anticipated Senate probe on the severe flooding in several parts of Luzon following the onslaught of typhoon Ulysses.
While the Bicol region is still reeling from the impact of the recent slew of typhoons, Senator Win Gatchalian checks on how residents are coping from the devastation in Catanduanes, Albay, and Camarines Sur.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and local government units (LGUs) to ensure that relief efforts in the aftermath of typhoons address the needs of affected children, including their safety from COVID-19.
Senator Win Gatchalian broached the idea of realigning some of the P200 billion subsidies appropriated for 2021 to losing government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) to augment funds needed in pandemic and calamity response efforts.
While the country is on its way to gradually opening domestic tourism, Senator Win Gatchalian advises everyone to exercise increased caution especially in areas vulnerable to terrorist attacks.
Senator Win Gatchalian said the government should seriously consider constructing permanent disaster-resilient and fully-equipped shelters for evacuees during natural calamities.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to declare June as the ‘National Frontliners Month.’
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that will intensify the government’s crackdown on human trafficking.