"What this Country needs is not a change OF men but a change IN men" March 1980

Sunday, May 11, 2008


Philippine National Red Cross Chairman and Senator Richard J. Gordon sent off the first two members of a three man PNRC disaster assessment team to Myanmar where they will lend their expertise in disaster management, particularly in the areas of relief goods distribution and water sanitation, community health and nursing. Gordon personally sent off Nenita Briones, PNRC Cotabato Chapter Administrator [right], and Edwin Tatalagsa, PNRC Davao Chapter Disaster Management Service [left] at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Both have been part of Red Cross Regional Disaster Response Teams in Pakistan under the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). A third member of the PNRC assessment team, Evelyn Lacsina, will join up with Briones and Tatalagsa in Myanmar. Lacsina, has been to Myanmar in previous Red Cross missions.