Monday, 21st August 2017
2:41:50pm

Popular

Yolanda Anniversary - Nov. 8 is Thanksgiving Day

Rate this item
(0 votes)

ROXAS CITY—Capiceños are thankful for the new life, unity and support amidst the great devastation of supertyphoon Yolanda.


In a resolution unanimously approved in its October 15 regular session, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz has declared November 8, 2014 the “Thanksgiving Day in the Province of Capiz.”


The resolution was authored by Board Member Eduardo Magallanes, chairperson of the Committee on Ways and Means.


The resolution stresses that on Nov. 8, 2013, supertyphoon Yolanda hit the province of Capiz and the Visayas and left a trail of massive destruction that included the loss of lives and extensive damage to the livelihoods and properties.


According to Magallanes, Supertyphoon Yolanda was not only a disaster but also an opportunity for Capiceños to live a new life, unite and support each other amidst the crisis.


He also pointed out that Capiceños have more to be thankful for “because we are alive” and in times of calamities such as Yolanda, the people here can count on the help of one another.


Magallanes also said that “Yolanda” already exemplifies one of the adverse effects of climate change which is already a pressing global issue that needs to be given concerted effort and attention.


Magallanes also cited that in order to protect ourselves from the worse effects of climate change, there is a need to destroy apathy by changing the people’s mindset on climate change and instead take mitigation and adaptation measures.


“It is imperative to perpetuate the Yolanda experience by undertaking meaningful anti-climate change activities and to increase public awareness about the issue,” the resolution stressed.


The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) - led Capiz Association of Government Public Information Officers led by Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Esperedion Pelaez will also lead a Thanksgiving Mass on and lead tree planting on Nov. 8 at the Meditation Hills in Sitio Bangkal, Barangay Maninang, Sapian, Capiz.


Said forest tree plantation in the Meditation Hills, which is one of the tourist spots of Capiz, was not spared by Yolanda. The group will plant 300 fruit and forest trees in said area. Said initiative forms part of the province’s Thanksgiving and the group’s contribution to help address effects of climate change. (J.B. Guillermo)

Read 1372 times

Leave a comment

  • Fbyspob
    Fbyspob
    Wednesday, 02 August 2017 21:48

    what does cialis look like - https://cialisneab.com/
    herbal cialis [url=https://cialisneab.com/]cialis price[/url] ’

    Report
  • StanleyEmpit
    StanleyEmpit
    Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:58

    viagra compare price
    cheap viagra
    viagra online
    viagra soft how to take

    Report
  • Everetthocky
    Everetthocky
    Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:41

    viagra and prostatitis
    generic viagra
    generic viagra
    vicadin and viagra interaction

    Report
  • JamesAbuth
    JamesAbuth
    Tuesday, 25 July 2017 22:47

    buy female cialis
    buy cialis
    cialis online for sale
    cialis online
    cialis pills look like

    Report
  • DavidCrilk
    DavidCrilk
    Sunday, 23 July 2017 02:21

    cheapest viagra kamagra
    kamagra oral jelly
    buy kamagra online south africa
    buy kamagra
    best site to order kamagra

    Report
  • viagra generico efeitos colaterais
    viagra generico efeitos colaterais
    Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:51

    generic name sildenafil citrate
    acheter viagra generic
    can buy viagra over counter ireland
    viagra pillenpharm
    canadian online viagra

    Report
  • nebenwirkung viagra 50mg
    nebenwirkung viagra 50mg
    Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:46

    valor do viagra generico na farmacia
    buy viagra online safe
    how do i get rid of viagra emails
    br cheap viagra cheap cialis
    viagra generico levitra

    Report
  • cheap cialis fast shipping Gaide
    cheap cialis fast shipping Gaide
    Monday, 10 July 2017 01:58

    how to order cialis
    cialis buy
    cheapest cialis viagra
    generic cialis
    buy cialis in canada online

    Report
  • Jamesmom
    Jamesmom
    Sunday, 09 July 2017 08:10

    real online vegas
    roulette online
    vegas style online casinos
    Play Roulette Online
    best casino app for ipad 3

    Report
  • JordanGof
    JordanGof
    Friday, 07 July 2017 02:09

    Online Pharmacy
    Online Pharmacies
    online pharmacy
    Online Pharmacies
    Online Pharmacies

    Report