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Advance mag-isip! Alfred Vargas wants to use next year’s calamity fund

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Difficult times call for unusual measures.

Actor now Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas had a unique way to augment the calamity funds of local government units. He is suggesting to frontload the funds for 2021 to respond to the current coronavirus pandemic.

“There is precedent that the calamity fund for the next fiscal year can be used to augment present efforts. Since the country is under a state of calamity, we should look into using this to help LGUs nationwide to properly address the #COVID19PH crisis,” the politiko said.