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Rep. Vargas has filed House Bill 2001 or an Act Creating the Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, to be known as Disaster Resiliency and Alertness Management (DREAM) Department Bill.

CITING the fact that the Philippines is highly exposed to natural calamities and hazards, Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas underscored the need to have an independent department that will oversee the disaster and climate resilience plans and programs of the…

Rep. Vargas Thanks President Duterte for Pushing for a Disaster Resilience Department

Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas thanks President Duterte for giving Congress a marching order to pass a law creating a department of disaster resiliency during the State of the Nation Address 2019. “It so happens that this month is National…

Statement of Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas on the recent earthquake in Batanes

Actor-politician Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas has reiterated his call for the immediate passage of the proposed Disaster Resiliency and Alertness Management (DREAM) Department Bill amidst the twin earthquakes that struck Batanes early Saturday morning. An advocate of disaster preparedness,…

Rep. Vargas Ask Gov’t Agencies to Recognize the use of Tawa-tawa as Cure To Dengue

For 5th District of Quezon City Representative Alfred Vargas, dengue is a no laughing matter, as he called on various government agencies to recognize the medical use of Tawa-Tawa, a known herbal elements that commonly used by Filipino households in…

Rep Alfred Vargas seeks another term, files COC for QC 5th District Representative

TWO-term Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas has filed his Certificate of Candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for Representative of Quezon City 5th District. Vargas, one of the prolific members of the 16th and 17th Congress, is seeking his…

Statement on ASIAN Games

FOLLOWING the success of the Philippine Team in the recently-concluded ASIAN Games, Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas filed a House Resolution recognizing the exemplary performance of our Filipino athletes. In filing House Resolution 2127 entitled “Resolution Congratulating and Commending the…

Now is the Time to Have a Responsive Department of Disaster Resilience or DDR

WITH the impending threats of natural disasters and climate change like cyclones, El Niño, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions, now is the time to have a responsive Department of Disaster Resilience or DDR. Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, one of…

Together, Let’s Feed Our Students for a Brighter Future

Rep. Alfred Vargas 5th District, Quezon City TOGETHER, let’s feed our students for a brighter future. Thus said Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, one of the co-authors of the newly-signed Republic Act 11037, or the “Masustansyang Pagkain para sa Batang…

Vargas: Avoid Scam, Be Financially Literate

Office of Rep. Alfred Vargas 5th District, Quezon City Vargas: Avoid scam, be financially literate. FILIPINO workers, especially those working overseas, should be financially literate to get rid of investment scam, Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas said. Alarmed by the…