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× Lacson pushes creation of disaster management office

MANILA, Philippines --- When calamity strikes, resources and assistance tend to pour in at the beginning, but wane after a year or so.

This is why there must be a government office --- not necessarily a department --- dedicated to handling disaster management, according to Sen. Panfilo Lacson, who directed the rehabilitation plan for communities affected by Supertyphoon Yolanda, which struck in…