Bong Go appeals anew to national government to replenish calamity funds of LGUs also hit by Typhoon Ulysses

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has appealed again to the national government to assist local government units also affected by Typhoon Ulysses by augmenting their calamity funds equivalent to 1% of their respective Internal Revenue Allotment. Earlier, Go successfully appealed to the budget department to augment the same funds of LGUs hit by Super Typhoon Rolly […]

Bong Go welcomes creation of task force for post-disaster rehabilitation while DDR is still pending legislation

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the recent announcement by President Rodrigo Duterte to create an inter-agency task force that would singularly focus on fast-tracking recovery and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by the recent series of typhoons. Go reassured the public that a whole-of-government approach is underway to ensure sufficient response to the needs of […]

PRRD conducts aerial inspection of areas hardest hit by Typhoon Rolly

President Rodrigo Duterte, accompanied by Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, conducted an aerial inspection of areas hardest hit by Typhoon Rolly, particularly in Bicol Region such as Catanduanes and Albay, on Monday, November 2. The President also visited Guinobatan, Albay to meet with residents severely affected by the Typhoon. According to Go, President Duterte instructed concerned […]

Statement of the Palace on Taal Volcano

The Palace is closely monitoring the situation of Taal Volcano. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has upgraded the Alert Status to Level 3, which means increasing the tendency towards an eruption. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has already given instructions to undertake measures necessary to place the people within the perimeter of Taal […]