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first_imgSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements ACLU: 911 Toddlers and Babies Separated from Parents Regular meetings and drills should be done, he said.Barangay officials should be taught risk assessment so they can readily identify who are vulnerable during calamities,  he added.Arquillano said the day before the storm, he went to the state weather bureau Pagasa’s Mactan office to monitor Yolanda’s path and arrival.Arquillano said more needs to be done to reduce  damage and fatalities. He said families in San Francisco will be relocated away from coastal areas and will be provided livelihood.Arquillano also said he went to Tacloban City for a day and observed their conditions two months after Yolanda’s devastation.“Trash and hygiene is still a problem in Tacloban City until today. I understand that Tacloban City is a big place. The local officials had prepared but some people did not understand,” Arquillano said.In Bogo City, Mayor Celestino Martinez Jr. said  15 to 20 beneficiaries will be awarded free housing in the Yolanda Village in barangay La Paz on Jan. 15.Five hundred more houses will be built in the city’s barangays  paid for by private donors.Also on Jan. 15, five families in each barangay will receive two piglets.Martinez said 85 percent of the electricity in the city has been restored by the Cebu Electric Co. (Cebeco). Kids Festival Shooter in California Took Gun Illegally LATEST STORIES PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Read Next NAFTA: Democrats Leveraging the Trump Administration The vice mayor of one of Cebu’s smallest towns will meet with Cebu mayors  to help map out a disaster risk management and action plan for the province.“What happened in 2013 and the past years may  also happen this 2014. It is good to be more prepared,” Vice Mayor Alfredo Arquillano of San Francisco town, Camotes Islands said yesterday.ADVERTISEMENT Capital One Data Breach Arquillano said that raising awareness and being prepared for supertyphoons like  Yolanda was more important than the issue of funding.“(This action plan) will help to reduce exposure and vulnerability to the risk of disasters,” he said.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPasig to sue 6 enforcers for extortionYesterday was the second month anniversary of Yolanda, the strongest recorded storm to hit land.Arquillano was mayor of San Francisco when the town won a United Nations (UN) Sasakawa Award for its grassroots disaster risk reduction program. Show me the money: Price-tagging Enrique Gil’s photos Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The  purok system where villagers have a standby emergency fund, also resulted in the forced evacuation of more than 1,000 residents of barangay Tulang Diyot near San Francisco town a day before Yolanda hit on Nov. 8 last year.MORE STORIESnewsinfoConstruction of Makati subway to start in DecembernewsinfoNetizen asks Isko Moreno’s help over flooded footbridge in Calamba CitynewsinfoIsko Moreno signs executive order to strictly enforce liquor ban near schoolsMORE STORIESnewsinfoConstruction of Makati subway to start in DecembernewsinfoNetizen asks Isko Moreno’s help over flooded footbridge in Calamba CitynewsinfoIsko Moreno signs executive order to strictly enforce liquor ban near schoolsThere were zero deaths in the town.Arquillano said proper planning and being organized is everyone’s responsibility.“It is also an advantage to work with the private sectors because they have the resources and tools.   They can also help us on how to build resilience in the community,” he said.“There’s no need for  rescue if people can be evacuated. There’s no evacuation if we can relocate and there’s no relocation if everything is planned beforehand,” Arquillano said.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege View comments MOST READ Settle other payables, Rama toldlast_img